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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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Swell
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wind
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Weather Alexander Bay
  • Sea Temp: 15.5 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:53 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:29 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Sun 15

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 11  
  • Mon 16

      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
  • Tue 17

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Wed 18

      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 10  
      • 10  
  • Thu 19

      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
  • Fri 20

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 11  
  • Sat 21

      • 12  
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 10  
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 19  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 17  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 16  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 15  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Sun 15

      • 16  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 21  
      14
      • 26  
      17
      • 28  
      20
  • Mon 16

      • 19  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 10  
      20
  • Tue 17

      • 3  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 6  
      20
  • Wed 18

      • 10  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Thu 19

      • 7  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Fri 20

      • 12  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Sat 21

      • 10  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 20  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Sun 15
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      084-5
      114-5
      144-6
      175-7
      205-7
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.52.614.0SW229
      8.92.713.6SW229
      9.22.813.3SW230
      9.93.013.0SW229
      10.73.312.6SW230
      11.23.412.5SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1631SE138Fresh Wind
      1630SSE147Fresh Wind
      2139SSE167Strong Wind
      2648SSE164Strong Wind
      2852SSE154Near Gale
      2852SSE151Near Gale

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:10 AM/1.73m
        • 5:21 PM/1.68m
      • Low
        • 11:14 AM/0.50m
        • 11:34 PM/0.41m
  • Mon 16
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      025-7
      055-7
      084-6
      113-5
      143-4
      173-4
      203-4
      233-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.13.49.8SSW209
      10.83.39.2SSW197
      9.83.010.1SSW211
      8.72.711.6SW230
      8.12.511.3SW225
      7.82.411.0SW226
      7.42.310.7SW223
      7.12.210.5SW220

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2750SSE149Strong Wind
      2648SSE147Strong Wind
      1936SE144Fresh Wind
      1630SSE159Fresh Wind
      1732S176Fresh Wind
      1630S177Fresh Wind
      1019S182Mod. Wind
      713SSW206Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:56 AM/1.69m
        • 6:11 PM/1.59m
      • Low
        • 12:05 PM/0.55m
  • Tue 17
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      082-3
      112-3
      141-2
      171-2
      201-2
      231-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.72.010.3SW221
      6.42.010.0SW218
      6.21.99.8SW215
      5.91.89.7SW215
      5.61.79.6SW216
      5.41.69.4SW214
      5.21.69.3SSW212
      5.01.59.2SSW211

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      612SW219Light Wind
      611SSW207Light Wind
      36WSW241Calm
      612WNW287Light Wind
      916W280Mod. Wind
      1018WSW254Mod. Wind
      612WSW246Light Wind
      49WSW244Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:48 AM/1.64m
      • Low
        • 12:23 AM/0.50m
        • 1:07 PM/0.61m
  • Wed 18
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      022-3
      052-3
      083-4
      113-5
      144-6
      176-8
      206-8
      236-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.01.513.8SW223
      5.11.620.1SW230
      5.61.719.1SW230
      6.82.118.4SW230
      8.42.617.8SW230
      9.73.017.3SW230
      10.43.216.7SW231
      10.73.216.4SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      37W273Calm
      611NNW344Light Wind
      1018N352Mod. Wind
      916NNW327Mod. Wind
      815W265Mod. Wind
      814SSW199Mod. Wind
      816SSE166Mod. Wind
      714SSE156Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:50 AM/1.59m
      • Low
        • 1:23 AM/0.59m
        • 2:22 PM/0.66m
  • Thu 19
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      026-8
      056-8
      086-8
      116-8
      146-8
      176-8
      206-8
      236-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.83.316.2SW231
      10.93.315.7SW232
      11.03.415.4SW231
      11.13.415.3SW231
      11.33.415.1SW230
      11.33.514.7SW230
      11.23.414.5SW229
      10.93.314.4SW228

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      815SSE150Mod. Wind
      713ESE122Mod. Wind
      713SE129Mod. Wind
      714S170Mod. Wind
      1426SSW195Mod. Wind
      1426S189Mod. Wind
      1223S169Mod. Wind
      1121SSE153Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 9:03 AM/1.56m
      • Low
        • 2:36 AM/0.66m
        • 3:46 PM/0.65m
  • Fri 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      026-8
      055-7
      084-6
      114-6
      145-7
      175-7
      206-8
      238-10
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.43.214.2SW227
      9.93.014.1SW226
      9.42.913.8SW227
      9.22.813.6SW226
      9.52.913.4SW224
      10.03.113.3SW222
      10.73.313.2SW220
      11.63.518.3SW226

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1122SSE152Mod. Wind
      1122SE143Mod. Wind
      1223SSE148Mod. Wind
      1425SSE161Mod. Wind
      1732S181Fresh Wind
      1732S183Fresh Wind
      1324S175Mod. Wind
      1019SSE168Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:21 AM/1.57m
      • Low
        • 3:58 AM/0.68m
        • 5:04 PM/0.60m
  • Sat 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimePort Nolloth
      028-10
      058-10
      088-10
      116-8
      146-8
      176-8
      205-7
      235-7
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.33.717.4SW227
      12.33.816.5SW228
      11.93.616.1SW230
      11.33.415.4SW231
      10.73.315.2SW232
      10.43.214.6SW231
      10.43.214.3SW233
      10.53.214.2SW235

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      714S171Mod. Wind
      816S170Mod. Wind
      1018SSE160Mod. Wind
      1121SSE168Mod. Wind
      1731S180Fresh Wind
      2038S170Fresh Wind
      2343SSE161Strong Wind
      2343SSE158Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:32 AM/1.62m
      • Low
        • 5:15 AM/0.66m
        • 6:09 PM/0.53m
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