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Namaqualand and N Cape

Sporadically updated

Cranking though inconsistent long range swell to 5' rises gradually Wednesday to six foot in kiff light S winds in morning, going moderate or fresh S in arvi. Thursday 4-6' lines still running a bit more consistent in moderate to fresh S breezes. Friday swell has dropped to 4' open coast with light S winds going moderate. Saturday light NW to N breeze for a mild onshore bump and small 3ft surf likely open coast. Sunday small to flat conditions with light NW to N breezes puffing moderately bumpy onshore.

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Swell height and direction Swell period (interval) in seconds Surface Wind around South Africa CSIR buoy Saldanha Bay table-bay-buoy Webcam for Table View Webcam for Blouberg
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  • Sea Temp: 14.8 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:58 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:56 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Tue 21

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Wed 22

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Thu 23

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Fri 24

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Sat 25

      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
  • Sun 26

      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 5  
  • Mon 27

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 14  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 16  
      20
      • 17  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Tue 21

      • 8  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 5  
      17
      • 4  
      20
  • Wed 22

      • 7  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 6  
      17
      • 3  
      20
  • Thu 23

      • 2  
      08
      • 0  
      11
      • 3  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 4  
      20
  • Fri 24

      • 4  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 3  
      20
  • Sat 25

      • 6  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 5  
      20
  • Sun 26

      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Mon 27

      • 17  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 22  
      14
      • 25  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Tue 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      051-2
      082-3
      112-3
      142-3
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.61.79.5S184
      5.21.610.2SSW193
      5.11.514.4SW219
      5.01.516.5SW226
      5.01.516.4SW226
      5.01.515.8SW227
      5.01.515.5SW227
      4.91.515.4SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      714NNW340Mod. Wind
      714NNW348Mod. Wind
      815N352Mod. Wind
      714NNW327Mod. Wind
      713WNW294Mod. Wind
      510WNW287Light Wind
      48NW317Light Wind
      612NNW330Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:00 AM/1.47m
        • 1:14 PM/1.60m
      • Low
        • 7:04 AM/0.67m
        • 7:42 PM/0.53m
  • Wed 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      142-3
      172-3
      202-3
      232-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.91.517.6SW232
      4.91.517.1SW232
      4.91.516.6SW231
      5.01.516.3SW231
      5.01.515.7SW232
      5.11.515.4SW231
      5.01.515.1SW231
      5.01.514.6SW232

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      713NW316Mod. Wind
      611NW316Light Wind
      714NNW334Mod. Wind
      917NNW327Mod. Wind
      815WNW304Mod. Wind
      612W270Light Wind
      36SW231Calm
      23ESE101Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:52 AM/1.55m
        • 2:02 PM/1.64m
      • Low
        • 7:57 AM/0.61m
        • 8:25 PM/0.47m
  • Thu 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      051-2
      081-2
      111-2
      141-2
      171-2
      201-2
      231-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.81.514.4SW232
      4.71.414.2SW231
      4.61.413.8SW232
      4.61.413.5SW232
      4.91.513.4SW231
      5.11.613.3SW231
      5.11.612.9SW229
      5.01.512.7SW229

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      24NE47Calm
      25NNE21Calm
      24NNE32Calm
      01ENE77Calm
      36SSW199Calm
      713S185Mod. Wind
      48SSE159Light Wind
      25S185Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:35 AM/1.62m
        • 2:44 PM/1.67m
      • Low
        • 8:41 AM/0.56m
        • 9:02 PM/0.43m
  • Fri 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      051-2
      081-2
      111-2
      141-2
      171-2
      201-2
      231-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.91.512.6SW229
      4.71.412.6SW230
      4.61.412.5SW230
      4.61.412.2SW229
      4.91.511.9SW227
      5.11.611.8SW226
      5.21.611.8SW227
      5.01.511.7SW228

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      01WSW253Calm
      36NW318Calm
      48WNW297Light Wind
      612WNW285Light Wind
      713WSW256Mod. Wind
      816SW229Mod. Wind
      35SSW213Calm
      25NW304Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:13 AM/1.68m
        • 3:21 PM/1.69m
      • Low
        • 9:20 AM/0.52m
        • 9:35 PM/0.41m
  • Sat 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      051-2
      081-2
      111-2
      141-2
      171-2
      201-2
      231-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.81.411.7SW229
      4.61.411.6SW229
      4.41.311.4SW229
      4.21.311.3SW229
      4.21.311.2SW230
      4.21.311.3SW230
      4.21.311.6SW230
      4.11.311.9SW229

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      510NW320Light Wind
      510NW309Light Wind
      611WNW291Light Wind
      611W281Light Wind
      611W275Light Wind
      713W269Mod. Wind
      510NW307Light Wind
      612NW321Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:48 AM/1.72m
        • 3:56 PM/1.69m
      • Low
        • 9:54 AM/0.51m
        • 10:05 PM/0.41m
  • Sun 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      021-2
      051-2
      081-2
      111-2
      141-2
      171-2
      201-2
      231-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.11.212.2SW228
      4.11.212.1SW228
      4.11.211.7SW227
      4.11.211.6SW228
      4.11.211.5SW229
      4.21.311.3SW227
      4.61.411.6SW226
      5.21.611.8SW223

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917NW316Mod. Wind
      1018WNW302Mod. Wind
      917WNW301Mod. Wind
      917WNW292Mod. Wind
      814W264Mod. Wind
      816SW224Mod. Wind
      1325S174Mod. Wind
      1425SSE167Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:21 AM/1.74m
        • 4:28 PM/1.67m
      • Low
        • 10:27 AM/0.50m
        • 10:34 PM/0.42m
  • Mon 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      053-4
      083-4
      113-4
      143-5
      174-5
      204-6
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.41.911.2SW224
      7.62.310.9SW223
      8.22.510.8SW223
      8.42.510.8SW224
      8.62.610.9SW225
      9.22.811.0SW225
      10.13.111.1SW224
      10.83.311.5SW221

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1529SSE156Fresh Wind
      1630SSE146Fresh Wind
      1733SE136Fresh Wind
      1833SSE148Fresh Wind
      2241SSE167Strong Wind
      2547SSE165Strong Wind
      2649SSE159Strong Wind
      2649SSE153Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:52 AM/1.74m
        • 5:00 PM/1.64m
      • Low
        • 10:58 AM/0.52m
        • 11:03 PM/0.45m
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