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Wild Coast

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Three more days of stiff onshore beasterly yeasterly from Tuesday through Wednesday and into Thursday which all look like write-off days despite solid 4' south swell x 15 seconds lasting through Tuesday and tapering off Wednesday. Friday a stiff S buster has come through and its sideshore and not ideal either. Strong winds. White caps. New groundswell 4-5' has arrived Saturday in much milder winds, but not great direction. Expect light to moderate southerlies, moderate SE onshore later.

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Wild Coast

  • Sea Temp: 24.6 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:08 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:17 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Tue 28

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Wed 29

      • 5  
      • 4  
      • 4  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Thu 30

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Fri 31

      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Sat 01

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Sun 02

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Mon 03

      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 10  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Tue 28

      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Wed 29

      • 8  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 16  
      20
  • Thu 30

      • 22  
      08
      • 22  
      11
      • 22  
      14
      • 22  
      17
      • 21  
      20
  • Fri 31

      • 8  
      08
      • 5  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Sat 01

      • 12  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 18  
      17
      • 15  
      20
  • Sun 02

      • 12  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 20  
      14
      • 23  
      17
      • 26  
      20
  • Mon 03

      • 26  
      08
      • 24  
      11
      • 22  
      14
      • 17  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Tue 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKei MouthWild Coast ReefPoint BreaksPort St JohnsCoffee Bay
      021-21-21-21-21-2
      051-21-21-21-21-2
      081-21-21-21-21-2
      111-21-21-21-21-2
      141-21-21-21-21-2
      171-21-21-21-21-2
      201-21-21-21-21-2
      231-21-21-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.41.39.7S179
      4.61.49.8S185
      4.91.510.3S191
      5.11.610.5SSW196
      5.21.610.4SSW194
      5.21.610.3S188
      5.11.610.2S182
      5.01.510.1S172

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917SSW209Mod. Wind
      1222SSW202Mod. Wind
      1222SSW202Mod. Wind
      1223SSW204Mod. Wind
      1325SSW196Mod. Wind
      1324SSW192Mod. Wind
      1222SSW199Mod. Wind
      1120SSW204Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:53 AM/2.22m
        • 4:11 PM/2.15m
      • Low
        • 10:04 AM/0.28m
        • 10:14 PM/0.27m
  • Wed 29
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKei MouthWild Coast ReefPoint BreaksPort St JohnsCoffee Bay
      021-21-21-21-21-2
      051-21-21-21-21-2
      081-21-21-21-21-2
      111-21-21-21-21-2
      141-21-21-21-21-2
      171-21-21-21-21-2
      202-31-21-22-32-3
      232-31-21-22-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.91.510.0SSE162
      4.71.49.9SSE151
      4.61.49.8SSE146
      4.41.49.8SE144
      4.41.39.9SE143
      4.61.411.1SSE158
      5.11.514.5SSW199
      5.71.816.7SW218

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1121SSW198Mod. Wind
      918S184Mod. Wind
      815S170Mod. Wind
      612SE131Light Wind
      917E85Mod. Wind
      1324ENE64Mod. Wind
      1629NE50Fresh Wind
      1835NE40Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:28 AM/2.27m
        • 4:46 PM/2.15m
      • Low
        • 10:38 AM/0.26m
        • 10:49 PM/0.27m
  • Thu 30
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKei MouthWild Coast ReefPoint BreaksPort St JohnsCoffee Bay
      023-42-32-33-42-3
      053-42-32-33-42-3
      083-52-32-33-42-3
      113-52-32-33-53-4
      143-52-32-33-53-4
      173-52-32-33-53-4
      203-42-32-33-42-3
      233-42-32-33-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.52.015.9SW218
      7.12.215.3SW218
      7.62.314.7SW217
      8.02.414.4SW218
      8.22.514.1SW217
      8.22.513.8SW216
      8.12.510.9SSW210
      8.02.49.9SSW200

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2037NNE33Fresh Wind
      2139NNE29Strong Wind
      2241NNE28Strong Wind
      2242NNE30Strong Wind
      2241NE34Strong Wind
      2241NE35Strong Wind
      2140NNE27Strong Wind
      2240NNE23Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:04 AM/2.25m
        • 5:23 PM/2.10m
      • Low
        • 11:14 AM/0.29m
        • 11:25 PM/0.34m
  • Fri 31
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKei MouthWild Coast ReefPoint BreaksPort St JohnsCoffee Bay
      022-31-22-32-32-3
      053-41-23-43-42-3
      083-42-32-33-42-3
      113-42-32-33-43-4
      143-42-32-33-42-3
      173-42-32-32-32-3
      202-31-21-22-32-3
      232-31-21-22-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.82.47.9NE55
      7.62.38.7ENE68
      7.52.310.1SSW196
      7.32.210.4S190
      7.12.210.5S190
      6.92.111.1SSW206
      6.62.010.9SSW205
      6.21.910.8SSW205

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2037NNE18Fresh Wind
      1834NNE13Fresh Wind
      815N352Mod. Wind
      59WSW237Light Wind
      815SSW198Mod. Wind
      713S169Mod. Wind
      917S179Mod. Wind
      612S190Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:41 AM/2.17m
        • 6:02 PM/2.00m
      • Low
        • 11:51 AM/0.38m
  • Sat 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKei MouthWild Coast ReefPoint BreaksPort St JohnsCoffee Bay
      022-31-21-22-31-2
      052-31-21-22-31-2
      082-31-21-22-31-2
      112-31-21-22-31-2
      142-31-21-22-31-2
      172-31-21-22-32-3
      202-31-21-22-31-2
      232-31-21-22-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.91.810.7SSW205
      5.81.810.6SSW206
      6.01.810.5SSW206
      6.42.011.3SW216
      6.82.111.6SW219
      7.02.111.2SW218
      6.92.110.9SW217
      6.82.110.7SSW213

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      815SSW206Mod. Wind
      1120SSW209Mod. Wind
      1223SSW210Mod. Wind
      1426SSW206Mod. Wind
      1732SSW194Fresh Wind
      1834SSW192Fresh Wind
      1529SSW192Fresh Wind
      1222S189Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 6:22 AM/2.03m
      • Low
        • 12:03 AM/0.45m
        • 12:31 PM/0.52m
  • Sun 02
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKei MouthWild Coast ReefPoint BreaksPort St JohnsCoffee Bay
      022-31-21-22-32-3
      053-42-31-22-32-3
      082-31-21-22-32-3
      112-31-21-22-32-3
      143-42-31-23-42-3
      173-42-32-33-42-3
      203-53-43-43-53-4
      233-43-53-43-43-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.72.011.0SSW212
      6.82.112.5SW216
      6.82.112.9SW219
      6.82.112.9SW219
      7.12.212.7SW219
      7.82.49.4SSW210
      8.72.710.2SSW195
      9.22.89.3SE142

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917SSE160Mod. Wind
      917ESE112Mod. Wind
      1223ENE66Mod. Wind
      1630NE49Fresh Wind
      2037NE51Fresh Wind
      2344NE46Strong Wind
      2648NE40Strong Wind
      2445NE36Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 7:07 AM/1.86m
      • Low
        • 12:45 AM/0.61m
        • 1:17 PM/0.69m
  • Mon 03
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeKei MouthWild Coast ReefPoint BreaksPort St JohnsCoffee Bay
      024-53-43-43-53-4
      053-52-32-33-53-4
      083-52-32-33-52-3
      113-52-32-33-53-4
      143-52-32-33-43-4
      173-42-32-33-42-3
      203-42-32-33-42-3
      232-31-21-22-31-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.72.711.9SSW206
      7.82.415.2SW218
      7.82.414.7SW219
      8.62.612.1SW218
      8.82.710.9SW215
      8.02.411.0SSW212
      7.02.112.1SSW213
      6.21.913.3SW217

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1733NNE22Fresh Wind
      1019W274Mod. Wind
      2648SW226Strong Wind
      2445SW221Strong Wind
      2241SSW208Strong Wind
      1731SSW194Fresh Wind
      917S191Mod. Wind
      511S184Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:06 AM/1.66m
      • Low
        • 1:37 AM/0.79m
        • 2:17 PM/0.86m

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