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Melkbos to Doring Bay

Thursday 11 October 2018

Lekker west swell Thursday runs along open coast to 4-5' but winds are moderate SW onshore going fresh S sideshore. Some points have a few 2-3' sets. Partly cloudy and warm. Friday could be a little bigger or about the same with stiff SSE to S winds blowing. Some points have a few 2-4' waves. Open coast blown out. Sunny and hot! Saturday swell gone. Winds clean and crisp easterly. Sunny and hot! Sunday cold front comes past and ragged strong NW winds and blown out messy seas, with no swell action at all, barring a mushy windsea 1-3'. Partly cloudy and warm. Monday slow build of a new west swell 2-3' pushing 3-4' in arvi with winds starting moderate W onshore, and holding steady, same all day. Showers. Partly cloudy and warm.

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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
CSIR buoy
Table Bay
Webcam
TableView
Webcam
Blouberg
Weather Langebaanweg
  • Sea Temp: 11.9 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:03 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:58 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Sat 20

      •    
      •    
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
  • Sun 21

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Mon 22

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 4  
      • 4  
  • Tue 23

      • 5  
      • 6  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 4  
  • Wed 24

      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 3  
      • 4  
  • Thu 25

      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 3  
      • 4  
      • 4  
  • Fri 26

      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 15  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 17  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Sat 20

      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 12  
      14
      • 18  
      17
      • 16  
      20
  • Sun 21

      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 21  
      17
      • 22  
      20
  • Mon 22

      • 13  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 3  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Tue 23

      • 16  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 4  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Wed 24

      • 14  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 1  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 15  
      20
  • Thu 25

      • 4  
      08
      • 2  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Fri 26

      • 4  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 14  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Sat 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      144-63-45-7
      174-63-45-7
      204-52-34-6
      234-52-34-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.02.814.7WSW238
      8.72.614.4WSW236
      8.42.614.3SW234
      8.32.513.9SW232

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1223S172Mod. Wind
      1833S174Fresh Wind
      1630SSE158Fresh Wind
      1731ESE114Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:44 AM/1.37m
        • 1:00 PM/1.51m
      • Low
        • 6:44 AM/0.65m
        • 7:14 PM/0.58m
  • Sun 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      023-52-34-6
      053-42-34-5
      083-41-23-5
      113-41-23-4
      142-31-23-4
      172-31-23-4
      202-31-23-4
      232-30-12-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.22.513.5SW230
      7.82.413.2SW227
      7.42.212.7SW224
      7.02.112.4SW222
      6.52.012.1SW218
      6.52.011.8SW217
      6.82.111.6SW216
      6.52.010.6SSW210

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1733ESE103Fresh Wind
      1630E98Fresh Wind
      1427E89Mod. Wind
      1325E101Mod. Wind
      1426SSE147Mod. Wind
      2139SSE169Strong Wind
      2242SSE160Strong Wind
      2037SE138Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:20 AM/1.48m
        • 1:32 PM/1.62m
      • Low
        • 7:19 AM/0.56m
        • 7:45 PM/0.47m
  • Mon 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      021-20-12-3
      051-20-12-3
      081-20-12-3
      111-20-11-2
      141-20-11-2
      171-21-22-3
      201-21-22-3
      231-21-22-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.01.811.1SSW212
      5.61.711.0SSW211
      5.31.610.9SSW211
      4.91.511.1SSW211
      4.51.412.6SW221
      4.21.317.3SW232
      4.31.316.6SW229
      4.51.415.9SW230

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1833ESE116Fresh Wind
      1426E98Mod. Wind
      1324E95Mod. Wind
      815ENE66Mod. Wind
      35WNW299Calm
      1019SSW202Mod. Wind
      1222SSE156Mod. Wind
      12NE39Calm

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:52 AM/1.58m
        • 2:02 PM/1.71m
      • Low
        • 7:51 AM/0.48m
        • 8:15 PM/0.38m
  • Tue 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      022-31-22-3
      052-31-22-3
      082-31-22-3
      112-31-22-3
      142-31-22-3
      171-21-22-3
      201-20-11-2
      231-20-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.71.415.5SW230
      4.91.515.0SW230
      5.31.614.7SW230
      5.51.714.7SW231
      5.21.614.3SW231
      4.71.414.2SW230
      4.31.314.0SW231
      4.21.313.5SW230

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917NE35Mod. Wind
      1324NE49Mod. Wind
      1631NE51Fresh Wind
      1427NE44Mod. Wind
      48N350Light Wind
      712SSW211Mod. Wind
      1223S176Mod. Wind
      1222SE130Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:23 AM/1.66m
        • 2:32 PM/1.78m
      • Low
        • 8:22 AM/0.41m
        • 8:45 PM/0.30m
  • Wed 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      021-20-11-2
      051-20-11-2
      081-20-11-2
      111-20-11-2
      141-20-11-2
      171-20-11-2
      201-20-11-2
      231-20-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.11.313.4SW230
      4.31.313.1SW230
      4.21.312.7SW231
      3.91.212.7SW232
      3.51.112.6WSW237
      3.31.012.4WSW243
      3.71.112.2WSW244
      3.91.212.0WSW246

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1222NE55Mod. Wind
      1427NE44Mod. Wind
      1426NE52Mod. Wind
      816ENE57Mod. Wind
      13SW217Calm
      1325SSW192Mod. Wind
      1528S170Fresh Wind
      1121SSE160Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:54 AM/1.72m
        • 3:02 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 8:53 AM/0.36m
        • 9:16 PM/0.25m
  • Thu 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      021-20-11-2
      051-20-11-2
      081-20-11-2
      111-20-10-1
      140-10-10-1
      171-20-10-1
      201-20-11-2
      231-20-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      3.81.211.8WSW252
      3.71.111.6WSW254
      3.61.111.3WSW254
      3.51.111.1WSW255
      3.41.110.9WSW256
      3.61.110.8WSW256
      3.81.110.5WSW254
      3.81.110.3WSW253

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      815SE145Mod. Wind
      612ESE111Light Wind
      48E84Light Wind
      24E93Calm
      816SSW194Mod. Wind
      1324S187Mod. Wind
      1223S174Mod. Wind
      917SSE166Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:25 AM/1.76m
        • 3:34 PM/1.86m
      • Low
        • 9:24 AM/0.34m
        • 9:48 PM/0.24m
  • Fri 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      021-20-10-1
      051-20-10-1
      081-20-11-2
      111-20-11-2
      141-20-11-2
      171-20-11-2
      201-20-11-2
      231-20-11-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      3.71.110.2WSW253
      3.61.110.0WSW249
      3.71.19.8WSW245
      3.71.110.1WSW236
      3.81.111.0SW232
      4.01.210.8SW229
      4.21.311.7SW224
      4.21.311.8SW222

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      510S170Light Wind
      48S173Light Wind
      47S189Light Wind
      611SSW204Light Wind
      1020SSW196Mod. Wind
      1426S187Mod. Wind
      1427S181Mod. Wind
      1019SSE168Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:59 AM/1.77m
        • 4:09 PM/1.85m
      • Low
        • 9:58 AM/0.34m
        • 10:22 PM/0.26m
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