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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 1 am Thursday 23 Feb 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 25.8 °C (Statistics for 23 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 26.0 max: 27.2 min: 24.8 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)91099910999991214141212111066966
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)487445367300360363295243137829511933367628471621955536302201141605464
Wind
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15 SSE15
10 SE10
10 WNW10
15 NE15
20 NE20
10 N10
10 ENE10
30 SSW30
35 SSW35
30 SW30
35 SSW35
25 SW25
15 SSW15
15 SSE15
5 WNW5
20 NE20
25 NE25
20 NNE20
10 NE10
10 NE10
10 S10
10 S10
5 SSW5
Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
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2:24PM
1.67
2:48AM
1.72

2:58PM
1.81
3:20AM
1.88

3:31PM
1.94
3:51AM
2.01

4:02PM
2.03
4:22AM
2.10

4:33PM
2.08
4:54AM
2.14

5:06PM
2.09

5:27AM
2.13
5:39PM
2.04



Low Tide
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8:16AM
0.67

8:38PM
0.54
8:52AM
0.51

9:09PM
0.38
9:25AM
0.37

9:40PM
0.25
9:57AM
0.27

10:11PM
0.15
10:29AM
0.20

10:42PM
0.10
11:01AM
0.18

11:15PM
0.10
11:34AM
0.21

11:48PM
0.16


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
5:41--5:41--5:43--5:43--5:45--5:45--5:46--5:47-
Sunset
-6:35--6:34--6:32--6:31--6:30--6:30--6:29--6:28
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 29°C on Sat afternoon, min 21°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, fresh winds from the SSW by Sat night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Wed afternoon, min 20°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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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.