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Animated Swell and Wind Charts

Wind Speed and Direction

This animated GIF indicates the strength and direction of the wind blowing on the sea surface in the oceans surrounding South Africa. The controls enable you to fast forward, rewind, stop and pause so that you can study the information frame by frame.

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Swell Height and Direction

This animated GIF indicates the height and direction of the average swell running through oceans surrounding South Africa. The controls enable you to fast forward, rewind, stop and pause so that you can study the information frame by frame.

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Animated Charts

Tue, 24 March 2015

These three animated charts derive their information from the NOAA servers in the USA and are updated twice a day. Each frame advances three hours and the total forecast time is 177 hours ahead (7 days).

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Primary Swell Period

This animated GIF indicates the height and direction of the average height of the swell running through the oceans around South Africa. The controls enable you to fast forward, rewind, stop and pause so that you can study the information frame by frame.

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Tue Feb 19 16:07:37 +0000 2019

KZN Far North Coast -- // Clean dawnie began Tuesday with a trickle of 3-4' cyclone east swell at soft 9 seconds. F… https://t.co/uQ3ZzSIVjc
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Tue Feb 19 15:51:07 +0000 2019

Durban and surrounds -- // Clean dawnie began Tuesday with a trickle of 3-4' cyclone east swell at soft 9 seconds.… https://t.co/elpz36AlRB
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Tue Feb 19 15:43:23 +0000 2019

KZN South Coast -- // Lekker glassy dawn patrol started Tuesday with a trickle of 3-4' potential cyclone east swell… https://t.co/LLYKb2VvBz
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Tue Feb 19 15:34:27 +0000 2019

Eastern Cape East -- // Beast wind onshore blows out Tuesday after an okay start. There's a bit of 2-4' mild south… https://t.co/8Kn0iNH7LX
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Tue Feb 19 15:23:31 +0000 2019

Eastern Cape West -- // A building beast wind onshore wipes out Tuesday puffing early and horridly blown out by noo… https://t.co/oWZPeYak9k
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Tue Feb 19 15:23:31 +0000 2019

Cape Peninsula -- // The southeaster is up Tuesday but not strong. Its crisp and frigid and fun 4' on the beachies… https://t.co/A1gqrxCJVn
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