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Fish Boma ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Fish Boma (calm at Knysna 13 km from Fish Boma). 3.2m swell from SW too big
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Fish Boma Surf Forecast / Garden Route / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Thursday 13 Dec 2018 SAST

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

Today's Fish Boma sea temperature is 19.7 °C (Statistics for 13 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 20.5 max: 22.1 min: 18.9 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.3
SW
2.1
SW
1.8
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
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1.7
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1.8
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1.6
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1.3
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2.5
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1.7
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1.4
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1.1
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1.8
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1.1
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1.1
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1.1
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1.1
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0.9
SSW
1
SW
Period(s) (?)131312121212111111111111888128111111101010
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)2802210716821200865710589568663743553442817327221314403297263263248185208
Wind
(km/h)
5
NE
15
SE
10
SE
5
W
5
SSE
10
SE
0
SSE
10
SE
15
ESE
10
ESE
20
ESE
25
ESE
10
E
20
SW
15
WSW
10
NW
15
SW
10
SE
5
NW
15
SSW
10
SSW
5
WNW
5
WSW
Wind State(?)glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscrossglasscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

7:44AM
1.30
7:51PM
1.18

8:49AM
1.26

9:10PM
1.12
10:10AM
1.26

10:47PM
1.13
11:26AM
1.33

12:04AM
1.21
12:25PM
1.44

1:00AM
1.33
1:14PM
1.57

1:47AM
1.47
1:58PM
1.70



Low Tide
/ height (m)
1:15AM
0.49
1:56PM
0.65

2:10AM
0.58

3:14PM
0.69
3:26AM
0.62

4:46PM
0.66
4:51AM
0.61

5:59PM
0.55

6:01AM
0.54
6:53PM
0.41

6:57AM
0.43
7:39PM
0.27

7:45AM
0.31

8:21PM
0.14

Note: the tide data above is for Knysna which is 10 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Fish Boma.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Fish Boma blow from the NNE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1821211920211920211922232125242122222023222019
Low °C
1619211920201719211820232123232021221921212019
Chill °C (?)
1821211920211920211922232125242122222023222019
Sunrise
-5:09--5:11--5:11--5:11--5:11--5:11--5:11--5:13
Sunset
--7:35--7:35--7:36--7:37--7:37--7:37--7:37--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Mon morning, min 16°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Tue morning, min 19°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Fish Boma Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Fish Boma provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Fish Boma can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Fish Boma 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 (Fish Boma) 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 Fish Boma 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 Fish Boma, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Garden Route, consider staying in Knysna which is 10 km (6 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 39 km (24 miles) away, George, Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn.