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Buffalo Bay Wildside ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Buffalo Bay Wildside (calm at Knysna 10 km from Buffalo Bay Wildside). 1.7m 14 s period swell from SW
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Calm
4 km/h
ESE
Clean
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Buffalo Bay Wildside Surf Forecast / Garden Route / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Wednesday 14 Nov 2018 SAST

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

Today's Buffalo Bay Wildside sea temperature is 16.6 °C (Statistics for 14 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 19.2 max: 21.0 min: 17.7 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
SW
1.6
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1.6
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1.3
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1.1
SW
0.9
SW
1.9
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2.4
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2.5
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2.3
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2.4
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2.4
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1.9
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2.5
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2.3
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1.9
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1.4
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1
SW
1.2
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2.2
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1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
Period(s) (?)131313131212121111111212128889111315151414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)933839839581346252963144716851303160015809397476175222862244882318677726676
Wind
(km/h)
5
NE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
W
10
SSW
10
SW
10
WSW
15
SW
10
SW
5
NW
10
SSE
20
ESE
15
E
20
ESE
15
ESE
15
WNW
10
SSW
10
SW
5
WNW
15
SE
20
ESE
15
E
15
E
Wind State(?)glasscross-
on
cross-
on
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on
ononcross-
on
ononcrosscross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

8:33AM
1.16

9:00PM
1.07
10:26AM
1.16

11:02PM
1.09
11:48AM
1.26

12:14AM
1.19
12:37PM
1.39

1:01AM
1.32
1:15PM
1.53

1:39AM
1.45
1:50PM
1.66

2:14AM
1.57

2:24PM
1.77


Low Tide
/ height (m)
1:52AM
0.64

2:56PM
0.77
3:32AM
0.70

5:01PM
0.73

5:13AM
0.65
6:14PM
0.62

6:16AM
0.55
6:58PM
0.47

7:00AM
0.44
7:34PM
0.32

7:37AM
0.32

8:08PM
0.19
8:13AM
0.22

8:42PM
0.07

Note: the tide data above is for Knysna which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Buffalo Bay Wildside.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Buffalo Bay Wildside blow from the NE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1721211820201819191619191723211921201920201716
Low °C
1620211719191617181517181619211719191718191616
Chill °C (?)
1721211820201819191619191623211921201920201615
Sunrise
-5:15--5:15--5:13--5:13--5:13--5:13--5:11--5:11
Sunset
--7:08--7:09--7:10--7:12--7:13--7:14--7:15--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Thu morning, min 15°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Tue afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Mon morning, min 16°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Buffalo Bay Wildside Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Buffalo Bay Wildside provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Buffalo Bay Wildside can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Buffalo Bay Wildside 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 (Buffalo Bay Wildside) 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 Buffalo Bay Wildside 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 Garden Route? If you are looking for accommodation near Buffalo Bay Wildside, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Garden Route, consider staying in Knysna which is 8 km (5 miles) away. Other places in and around Garden Route where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Plettenberg Bay which is 36 km (22 miles) away, George, Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn.