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Melkbos to Doring Bay

Weekend 24 November 2018

Lekker swell hitting the Weskus Friday with punchy 16 second west swell with sets to solid 6ft maybe a bit bigger on some. A moderate southerly blasts strong in arvi. Some points fire. Saturday clean kiff 4-5' west swell has eased a bit, but still waves. Some north facing lefthand breaks still have waves in the southerly. Mild early. Fresh later. Sunny and hot. Sunday swell down to 3' maybe 4' open coast. Winds bumpy SW mild at first, fresh SSW later. Partly cloudy and warm. Monday new swell to 4-5' from the west again in light SW to S winds, puffing light to moderate SW and a bit onshore. Partly cloudy and warm. Tuesday solid 4-5' west swell continues but the wind pomps today. Fresh SSW goes strong. 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
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Table Bay
Webcam
TableView
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Weather Langebaanweg
  • Sea Temp: 12.9 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:52 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:29 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 13

      •    
      •    
      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
  • Fri 14

      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Sat 15

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Sun 16

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 8  
  • Mon 17

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
  • Tue 18

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Wed 19

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 14  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 8  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 13

      •    
        -
      •    
        -
      • 11  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Fri 14

      • 13  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 19  
      17
      • 20  
      20
  • Sat 15

      • 15  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 21  
      17
      • 21  
      20
  • Sun 16

      • 17  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 21  
      17
      • 22  
      20
  • Mon 17

      • 3  
      08
      • 3  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Tue 18

      • 10  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 6  
      20
  • Wed 19

      • 6  
      08
      • 7  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 8  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 13
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      146-83-46-8
      176-83-46-8
      205-73-46-8
      235-73-46-8
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.13.413.5SW225
      11.13.413.3SW226
      11.03.413.2SW225
      10.83.313.1SW225

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1121SSW195Mod. Wind
      1427S190Mod. Wind
      1732S180Fresh Wind
      1833S172Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:48 AM/1.48m
      • Low
        • 12:18 AM/0.63m
        • 12:57 PM/0.76m
  • Fri 14
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      025-73-46-8
      054-62-36-8
      084-62-35-7
      114-52-35-7
      143-52-34-6
      173-52-34-6
      203-52-34-6
      233-52-34-6
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.43.213.0SW227
      10.03.012.9SW227
      9.52.912.7SW227
      9.12.812.6SW226
      8.82.712.4SW226
      8.82.712.2SW227
      8.92.712.0SW227
      8.72.711.9SW226

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1732S170Fresh Wind
      1529S173Fresh Wind
      1325S175Mod. Wind
      1426S188Mod. Wind
      1731S191Fresh Wind
      1936S188Fresh Wind
      2038S183Fresh Wind
      1936S179Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:38 AM/1.43m
      • Low
        • 1:04 AM/0.70m
        • 2:00 PM/0.81m
  • Sat 15
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      023-42-34-5
      053-41-23-5
      083-41-23-4
      112-31-23-4
      142-31-23-4
      172-31-23-4
      202-31-23-4
      233-41-23-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.42.611.8SW226
      7.92.411.7SW225
      7.42.311.6SW225
      6.92.111.5SW224
      6.62.011.3SW225
      7.02.111.2SW224
      7.32.211.1SW223
      7.52.311.0SW222

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1834S177Fresh Wind
      1629S174Fresh Wind
      1527S170Fresh Wind
      1120S172Mod. Wind
      1631SSW191Fresh Wind
      2139S185Strong Wind
      2139S181Strong Wind
      2139S175Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:40 AM/1.40m
      • Low
        • 2:04 AM/0.77m
        • 3:17 PM/0.81m
  • Sun 16
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      023-41-23-4
      053-41-23-4
      082-31-23-4
      112-31-23-4
      142-31-23-4
      172-31-23-4
      201-20-12-3
      232-30-13-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.52.310.9SW222
      7.52.310.9SW222
      7.42.310.1SW217
      7.22.210.7SW223
      6.82.110.7SW224
      7.12.29.9SW219
      8.02.48.2SSW200
      8.62.68.4SSW200

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1936S175Fresh Wind
      1935S173Fresh Wind
      1731SSE166Fresh Wind
      1529SSE166Fresh Wind
      1529S183Fresh Wind
      2139S183Strong Wind
      2242S176Strong Wind
      2037S174Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 9:52 AM/1.41m
      • Low
        • 3:20 AM/0.80m
        • 4:34 PM/0.76m
  • Mon 17
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      022-30-13-4
      052-30-13-4
      082-30-13-4
      112-31-23-4
      142-31-22-3
      172-31-22-3
      201-21-22-3
      231-21-22-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.52.68.7SSW200
      7.92.49.0SSW203
      7.22.29.7SSW211
      6.62.011.0SW227
      6.11.911.0SW229
      5.71.710.9SW231
      5.41.610.9SW233
      5.21.610.8SW234

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1426S173Mod. Wind
      815SSE165Mod. Wind
      36S176Calm
      35W272Calm
      816WNW295Mod. Wind
      1019W278Mod. Wind
      816WNW295Mod. Wind
      1224NW314Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:00 AM/1.47m
      • Low
        • 4:37 AM/0.78m
        • 5:36 PM/0.68m
  • Tue 18
    • Beach forecast

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

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.31.610.8SW234
      5.31.610.7SW234
      5.21.610.7SW233
      5.11.610.7SW233
      5.01.510.6SW234
      5.01.510.6SW234
      5.01.510.8WSW237
      5.01.510.9WSW237

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1528NW312Fresh Wind
      1223WNW301Mod. Wind
      1019NW306Mod. Wind
      1120NW312Mod. Wind
      917WNW290Mod. Wind
      815WSW259Mod. Wind
      611WSW237Light Wind
      48WSW248Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:58 AM/1.55m
      • Low
        • 5:40 AM/0.72m
        • 6:27 PM/0.57m
  • Wed 19
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeLamberts BayElands BayCape Columbine
      021-21-21-2
      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°
      5.01.510.9SW235
      4.91.510.8SW233
      4.91.510.7SW233
      4.91.510.6SW233
      4.81.510.6SW231
      4.71.410.7SW229
      4.61.410.8SW227
      4.41.410.8SW226

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      510WSW251Light Wind
      48W274Light Wind
      611W279Light Wind
      713W281Mod. Wind
      815W270Mod. Wind
      815WSW248Mod. Wind
      713SW226Mod. Wind
      713SW217Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:38 AM/1.46m
        • 12:47 PM/1.65m
      • Low
        • 6:34 AM/0.63m
        • 7:12 PM/0.46m
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