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Ansteys ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Ansteys (calm at Brighton Beach Durban wx 1 km from Ansteys). 2.0m 7 s period wind swell from ENE
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Calm
5.3 km/h
NNW
Clean
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Ansteys Surf Forecast / Durban/KZN South / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Saturday 15 Dec 2018 SAST

Ansteys surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Ansteys sea temperature is 24.6 °C (Statistics for 15 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 24.3 max: 26.0 min: 23.0 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
E
1.4
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0.8
E
1.1
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.8
ENE
2.5
ENE
1.8
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1.7
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1.3
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1.4
ENE
1.1
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0.8
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0.6
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1.4
S
1.9
S
1.5
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.2
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1.9
E
1.9
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1.6
ESE
2.1
E
Period(s) (?)87967888888888798888888
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)28619595892123588114043392122451578050188567306232190430435302531
Wind
(km/h)
10
E
15
NE
20
NE
25
ENE
20
NE
25
ENE
5
ENE
10
SW
20
ENE
15
S
15
NW
30
S
30
SSW
30
SSW
25
S
15
SSE
10
E
20
NE
25
NE
20
NNE
20
ENE
20
ENE
25
NE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
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cross-
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offcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

8:59PM
1.32
10:11AM
1.45

10:38PM
1.31
11:34AM
1.51

12:03AM
1.38
12:37PM
1.62

1:03AM
1.51
1:27PM
1.75

1:51AM
1.65

2:11PM
1.87
2:35AM
1.78

2:52PM
1.97
3:16AM
1.90

3:31PM
2.04

Low Tide
/ height (m)
3:05PM
0.89
3:21AM
0.79

4:43PM
0.88
4:51AM
0.78

6:05PM
0.79

6:07AM
0.70
7:02PM
0.66

7:06AM
0.59
7:48PM
0.51

7:54AM
0.47

8:29PM
0.38
8:38AM
0.36

9:08PM
0.26
9:20AM
0.28


Note: the tide data above is for Durban, South Africa which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ansteys.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Ansteys blow from the NW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
-11------710--5--2--1--2
High °C
2825272625293130312827272623242322252424272624
Low °C
2724252623253026292627262522232222232423252524
Chill °C (?)
2825272625293130312827272623242322252424272624
Sunrise
--4:48--4:50--4:50--4:50--4:50--4:50--4:52--
Sunset
6:52--6:52--6:53--6:53--6:54--6:54--6:55--6:55-
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Tue night. Very warm air temperatures (max 31°C on Mon afternoon, min 23°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Wed morning, min 22°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the S on Wed morning, light winds from the ESE by Thu night).

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Information about the Ansteys Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ansteys provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Ansteys can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ansteys surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ansteys) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ansteys may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast? If you are looking for accommodation near Ansteys, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, consider staying in Durban which is 5 km (3 miles) away. Other places in and around Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Glenwood which is 7 km (4 miles) away, Umlazi, Kwamashu and Umhlanga.