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Dairy Beach (New Pier) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Dairy Beach (New Pier) (light winds from the ESE at Mthatha Airport 293 km from Dairy Beach (New Pier)). 1.2m 6 s period swell from SE with an additional 1.0m 9 s period swell from E , plus 0.5m 3 s period wind swell from E
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Dairy Beach (New Pier) Surf Forecast / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Thursday 23 Nov 2017 SAST

Dairy Beach (New Pier) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Dairy Beach (New Pier) sea temperature is 23.2 °C (Statistics for 23 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 23.5 max: 24.3 min: 22.3 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
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1.2
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1.5
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1.5
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1.4
ESE
0.9
E
1.3
SE
1
E
0.9
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0.8
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0.7
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2.3
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2
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1.3
SSE
0.7
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1
ENE
1.3
NNE
0.4
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0.3
E
0.9
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1.6
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0.5
ESE
1.4
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Period(s) (?)99987878889888856681114413
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)130235326313168108184136111887672049421862421201410195102811670
Wind
(km/h)
20
ENE
15
NE
15
ENE
20
SE
30
SW
15
SSW
10
SSE
5
NNW
10
E
15
SSE
35
SSW
25
S
20
SSE
0
WSW
25
NE
25
NE
10
WSW
25
SSW
20
SSE
5
SSE
15
E
15
E
5
E
Wind State(?)ononcross-
on
crossoffoffcross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
glassononcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
6:01PM
1.67

6:32AM
1.60
6:36PM
1.54

7:17AM
1.51
7:23PM
1.42

8:23AM
1.44

8:38PM
1.33
9:58AM
1.42

10:28PM
1.31
11:30AM
1.51

11:58PM
1.41






Low Tide
/ height (m)

12:17AM
0.52
12:34PM
0.68

12:55AM
0.62
1:23PM
0.79

1:46AM
0.72

2:40PM
0.88
3:07AM
0.78

4:30PM
0.88
4:47AM
0.76

5:58PM
0.77







Note: the tide data above is for Durban, South Africa which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Dairy Beach (New Pier).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Dairy Beach (New Pier) blow from the SW.
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Summary
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Sunrise
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Sunset
6:36--6:36--6:37--6:37--6:38--6:39--6:40--6:40-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 31mm), heaviest during Fri night. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sun afternoon, min 18°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, fresh winds from the SSW by Sun night).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Wed morning, min 18°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Mon morning, calm by Mon night).

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Information about the Dairy Beach (New Pier) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Dairy Beach (New Pier) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Dairy Beach (New Pier) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Dairy Beach (New Pier) 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 (Dairy Beach (New Pier)) 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 Dairy Beach (New Pier) 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 Dairy Beach (New Pier), 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 6 km (4 miles) away, Kwamashu, Umhlanga and Mount Edgecombe.