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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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