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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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Dairy Beach (New Pier) Surf Forecast / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Wednesday 04 May 2016 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 24.2 °C (Statistics for 04 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.3 max: 26.0 min: 22.9 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)1091111111110101099977161514777777
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)188409697998755073022502882174305734273583916273685402296962798686
Wind
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35 SSW35
35 SSE35
15 WSW15
10 NE10
20 ENE20
10 NNE10
10 E10
10 SSE10
20 SSE20
10 E10
15 E15
5 WNW5
15 NE15
30 ENE30
15 NNE15
20 NE20
50 NE50
25 NNE25
25 NE25
35 NE35
10 WNW10
5 SW5
25 SSE25
Wind State(?)offcross-
off
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High Tide
/ height (m)

2:11PM
1.83
2:32AM
2.00

2:54PM
1.97
3:13AM
2.10

3:34PM
2.05
3:52AM
2.13

4:14PM
2.07
4:31AM
2.11

4:54PM
2.03

5:10AM
2.02
5:34PM
1.94

5:49AM
1.89
6:14PM
1.81



Low Tide
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8:04AM
0.33

8:18PM
0.26
8:46AM
0.19

9:01PM
0.15
9:26AM
0.09

9:41PM
0.10
10:05AM
0.06

10:21PM
0.10
10:44AM
0.09

11:01PM
0.17
11:23AM
0.17

11:41PM
0.29
12:02PM
0.30

12:22AM
0.43


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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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
6:26--6:26--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:30--6:31-
Sunset
-5:16--5:16--5:15--5:15--5:14--5:14--5:13--5:12
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 27mm), heaviest during Fri night. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Wed morning, min 17°C on Thu morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the S on Wed afternoon, calm by Sat night).Long Range Forecast:Some drizzle, heaviest during Tue night. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Tue afternoon, min 20°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, near gales from the NE by Mon afternoon).

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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.

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