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Guns ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Guns (light winds from the S at Walvis Bay Erongo wx 17 km from Guns). 1.5m 14 s period swell from SW
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17 km away, 1 h 26 min ago

Light
13 km/h
S
17.9
19.4
Air / Water (°C)
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Guns Surf Forecast / Swakopmund / Namibia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Sunday 22 Apr 2018 CAT

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

Today's Guns sea temperature is 19.4 °C (Statistics for 22 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 16.2 max: 17.9 min: 14.4 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.9
SW
2.2
SW
1.9
SW
1.6
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3
SSW
3.5
SW
3.5
SSW
2.1
SW
3
SSW
2.3
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.3
SSW
2
SSW
1.7
SSW
Period(s) (?)1415141413131312121112131313121212121312111414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)9071325130711869999541210143999766325213853368714082135154894781912461207133416671227
Wind
(km/h)
10
SSW
10
SW
25
SSW
20
S
10
SSW
30
SSW
15
SSW
20
SSW
30
SSW
25
S
15
SSW
30
SSW
15
SSW
15
SW
25
SSW
10
SW
10
SW
20
SW
15
SSW
15
SSW
35
SSW
25
S
20
SSW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
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cross-
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crosscross-
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cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
9:06PM
1.33
9:53AM
1.29

10:27PM
1.34
11:17AM
1.34

11:40PM
1.40
12:24PM
1.42

12:40AM
1.48
1:18PM
1.51

1:30AM
1.56










Low Tide
/ height (m)
3:18AM
0.55

4:00PM
0.59
4:54AM
0.50

5:28PM
0.55

6:05AM
0.40
6:31PM
0.47

6:58AM
0.30
7:19PM
0.39











Note: the tide data above is for Walvis Bay, Namibia which is 13 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Guns.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Guns blow from the ENE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2122242324252219211919211919211920222119222119
Low °C
2120242121241716211716201717201818221717222019
Chill °C (?)
2122242324252219211819211919211920222119222119
Sunrise
-7:18--7:18--7:18--7:18--7:18--7:20--7:20--7:20
Sunset
--6:40--6:40--6:39--6:38--6:37--6:37--6:37--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Tue afternoon, min 16°C on Wed morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sun night, fresh winds from the SSW by Wed afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sat afternoon, min 17°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Fri night, fresh winds from the SSW by Sun afternoon).

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Information about the Guns Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Guns provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Guns can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Guns 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 (Guns) 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 Guns 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.

Guns is 13 km (8 miles) from Walvis Bay. If you plan a holiday in Swakopmund, look for hotels and other accommodation in Walvis Bay. Walvis Bay has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.