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Melkbos to Doring Bay

Weekend 18 February 2017

Small swell runs early Friday but watch later as a new groundswell fills in, reaching 4-5' by late arvi at long lulled but punchy 16 second intervals. Winds light SSE and clean but flat early, becoming moderate to fresh SSW. Saturday lekker 4' west swell, maybe bigger, in mild light ish S winds early puffing fresh to strong S by evening, when it's pumping. Sunday rumpy pumpy beasterly southeasterly ripper honks, smashing 2-3' leftover bumps. Kiteboarders soar in perfect shredded sideshores. Monday wind eases, running moderate going fresh S. Weak 3' x 10s windswell means very little. Tuesday new bit of 2-4' SSW swell shows mostly on south coastlines. Light SSE goes moderate bumpy SSW.

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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
Swell
height
Swell
period
Surface
wind
CSIR buoy
Saldanha Bay
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Table Bay
Webcam
TableView
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Blouberg
Weather Langebaanweg
  • Sea Temp: 13.1 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:29 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:28 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 23

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 4  
  • Fri 24

      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
  • Sat 25

      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 10  
  • Sun 26

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Mon 27

      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Tue 28

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Wed 01

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 11  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 16  
      20
      • 17  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 23

      • 2  
      08
      • 4  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 6  
      20
  • Fri 24

      • 5  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 7  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 11  
      20
  • Sat 25

      • 13  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 20  
      14
      • 24  
      17
      • 25  
      20
  • Sun 26

      • 16  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 21  
      20
  • Mon 27

      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 18  
      20
  • Tue 28

      • 5  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Wed 01

      • 12  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 16  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      021-20-12-3
      051-20-12-3
      081-20-11-2
      111-20-11-2
      141-21-21-2
      172-31-22-3
      202-31-22-3
      231-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.51.711.0SSW213
      5.21.611.4SW220
      5.01.511.1SW221
      4.71.410.4SW216
      4.61.412.0WSW243
      4.51.416.4WNW298
      4.31.316.4WNW298
      4.21.315.1WNW289

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      815SSE159Mod. Wind
      47SE132Light Wind
      23ENE71Calm
      48NW321Light Wind
      816W273Mod. Wind
      1019SW235Mod. Wind
      612SSW211Light Wind
      36NW304Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:36 AM/1.49m
        • 1:44 PM/1.54m
      • Low
        • 7:39 AM/0.67m
        • 7:56 PM/0.54m
  • Fri 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      021-21-21-2
      051-21-21-2
      081-21-21-2
      111-21-21-2
      141-21-21-2
      171-21-21-2
      201-21-21-2
      232-31-22-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.11.213.0W269
      4.01.215.5WNW299
      4.11.216.6NW305
      4.11.216.6NW304
      4.11.216.5WNW303
      4.11.315.2WNW296
      4.31.314.8WNW293
      4.51.415.6WNW297

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      815NW306Mod. Wind
      612WNW298Light Wind
      510NW314Light Wind
      611WNW296Light Wind
      713WSW248Mod. Wind
      1019SW215Mod. Wind
      1121SSW196Mod. Wind
      1222S189Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:11 AM/1.61m
        • 2:21 PM/1.65m
      • Low
        • 8:16 AM/0.55m
        • 8:31 PM/0.44m
  • Sat 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      022-31-22-3
      052-31-22-3
      082-32-32-3
      113-42-33-4
      143-52-34-5
      174-62-35-7
      205-73-46-8
      235-73-46-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.91.515.5WNW291
      5.31.615.4W277
      5.81.815.3W260
      6.52.014.8WSW240
      7.62.314.4WSW236
      9.02.714.0SW232
      10.03.013.6SW228
      10.33.113.4SW230

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1324S189Mod. Wind
      1325S183Mod. Wind
      1325S175Mod. Wind
      1529S183Fresh Wind
      2038S186Fresh Wind
      2445S182Strong Wind
      2546S176Strong Wind
      2344S170Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:44 AM/1.72m
        • 2:56 PM/1.74m
      • Low
        • 8:51 AM/0.44m
        • 9:04 PM/0.35m
  • Sun 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      025-73-46-8
      054-62-35-7
      084-62-35-7
      114-52-34-6
      143-52-34-5
      173-52-34-6
      203-41-24-5
      233-41-23-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.23.113.1SW230
      9.83.013.0SW228
      9.32.812.9SW230
      8.72.612.9SW230
      8.32.512.7SW230
      8.52.612.6SW231
      9.02.810.6SW216
      9.12.810.2SSW206

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2038SSE164Fresh Wind
      1935SSE158Fresh Wind
      1630SSE155Fresh Wind
      1426SSE163Mod. Wind
      1630S182Fresh Wind
      2038S181Fresh Wind
      2140S172Strong Wind
      1834SSE164Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:17 AM/1.82m
        • 3:31 PM/1.81m
      • Low
        • 9:25 AM/0.36m
        • 9:38 PM/0.30m
  • Mon 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      022-30-13-4
      052-30-13-4
      082-30-12-3
      111-20-12-3
      141-20-12-3
      171-20-12-3
      202-31-22-3
      232-31-22-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.52.610.0SSW204
      7.62.310.2SSW207
      6.82.110.3SSW208
      6.11.910.2SSW209
      5.61.710.2SSW213
      5.61.710.7SW219
      5.81.812.1SW226
      5.71.713.9SW235

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1426SSE154Mod. Wind
      1121SE137Mod. Wind
      1120ESE109Mod. Wind
      1120ESE106Mod. Wind
      1121SSE154Mod. Wind
      1732S176Fresh Wind
      1833SSE165Fresh Wind
      1427SSE155Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:50 AM/1.89m
        • 4:06 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 10:00 AM/0.30m
        • 10:12 PM/0.27m
  • Tue 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      022-31-22-3
      052-31-22-3
      082-31-22-3
      111-21-22-3
      141-21-21-2
      172-31-22-3
      202-31-22-3
      232-31-22-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.41.613.3SW233
      5.21.612.8WSW238
      5.11.512.6WSW240
      5.01.512.4WSW240
      5.01.512.0WSW240
      5.21.613.2SW236
      5.31.615.0SW232
      5.71.714.5SW233

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1020SSE160Mod. Wind
      918SSE164Mod. Wind
      510SSE165Light Wind
      713SW227Mod. Wind
      1222SW227Mod. Wind
      1223SW218Mod. Wind
      1223SSW197Mod. Wind
      1425S184Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:25 AM/1.93m
        • 4:43 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 10:36 AM/0.28m
        • 10:47 PM/0.28m
  • Wed 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      022-31-23-4
      053-41-23-4
      083-41-23-4
      113-41-23-4
      143-41-23-4
      173-41-23-4
      203-41-23-4
      233-41-23-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.01.814.3SW232
      6.31.913.9SW233
      6.52.013.5SW234
      6.52.013.4SW233
      6.52.013.2SW231
      6.82.112.8SW230
      7.12.212.6SW229
      7.12.212.5SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1223S176Mod. Wind
      1223S172Mod. Wind
      1222SSE165Mod. Wind
      918S176Mod. Wind
      1325S190Mod. Wind
      1630S186Fresh Wind
      1731S180Fresh Wind
      1325S179Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:02 AM/1.92m
        • 5:21 PM/1.80m
      • Low
        • 11:14 AM/0.30m
        • 11:25 PM/0.33m

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