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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 Continuing clean conditions at Guns (light winds from the N at Swakopmund 17 km from Guns). 1.9m 10 s period swell from SSW
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17 km away, 1 h 47 min ago

Light
8 km/h
N
18.0
18.2
Air / Water (°C)
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Guns Surf Forecast / Swakopmund / Namibia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Sunday 20 Jan 2019 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 18.2 °C (Statistics for 20 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.4 max: 19.7 min: 16.0 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
1.2
SW
1
SW
1.2
S
1.2
SSW
1.6
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1
SW
1.2
SW
1.3
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2.1
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2
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.7
S
1.9
S
2
S
Period(s) (?)121212118871414139151514141313121212977
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)7665314002461811872773735325436941763452939933465251517591626429371452373399
Wind
(km/h)
15
NW
10
WNW
20
WSW
5
SW
10
W
25
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
30
SW
10
SSW
10
W
25
SW
10
SSW
15
WNW
20
SW
5
SW
15
NW
15
WSW
5
SW
10
SW
30
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSW
Wind State(?)crosscross-
on
oncross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglasscross-
on
onglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
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on
High Tide
/ height (m)
3:23AM
1.78

3:44PM
1.74
4:09AM
1.82

4:32PM
1.75
4:54AM
1.82

5:20PM
1.72

5:40AM
1.78
6:10PM
1.65

6:28AM
1.70
7:03PM
1.56

7:20AM
1.61
8:00PM
1.46

8:17AM
1.51

9:05PM
1.37

Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:57PM
0.21
9:24AM
0.23

9:42PM
0.19
10:10AM
0.19

10:26PM
0.21
10:55AM
0.19

11:11PM
0.26
11:43AM
0.23

11:57PM
0.35
12:32PM
0.30

12:47AM
0.45
1:27PM
0.40

1:43AM
0.56

2:30PM
0.49


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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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2020222021211919201818201817191819201819212017
Low °C
1717221818211616201615191616191616201616211917
Chill °C (?)
2020222021211919201718201817191819201819212016
Sunrise
-6:33--6:33--6:35--6:35--6:37--6:37--6:37--6:39
Sunset
--7:51--7:51--7:51--7:51--7:51--7:50--7:50--
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Mon afternoon, min 15°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, fresh winds from the SW by Wed afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Sun afternoon, min 16°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu 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.