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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-off at Guns (light winds from the NNE at Swakopmund 17 km from Guns). 3.7m 11 s period wind swell from SSW is too big
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17 km away, 1 h 45 min ago

Light
11 km/h
NNE
12.0
13.7
Air / Water (°C)
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Guns Surf Forecast / Swakopmund / Namibia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Saturday 22 Sep 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 13.7 °C (Statistics for 22 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 14.1 max: 14.8 min: 13.4 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3.5
SSW
4
SSW
4.5
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4
SSW
4
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
3
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2.5
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3
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Period(s) (?)111717161514141312121217161512141313129101010
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)2929957711056843971524920309125471961136111859421096141813902866159116221732120294318821918
Wind
(km/h)
15
SW
30
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSW
30
SSW
5
SSW
10
SW
25
SW
10
SSW
15
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30
SW
15
SSW
5
WNW
15
WSW
5
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10
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15
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10
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15
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30
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10
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5
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5
WSW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

2:03PM
1.43
2:24AM
1.43

2:34PM
1.49
2:55AM
1.49

3:04PM
1.54
3:25AM
1.53

3:35PM
1.56
3:57AM
1.55

4:05PM
1.56
4:29AM
1.54

4:38PM
1.54

5:05AM
1.51
5:14PM
1.50



Low Tide
/ height (m)


8:08PM
0.29
8:19AM
0.30

8:38PM
0.22
8:50AM
0.25

9:08PM
0.17
9:20AM
0.23

9:37PM
0.15
9:50AM
0.22

10:07PM
0.14
10:21AM
0.24

10:39PM
0.16
10:54AM
0.28

11:14PM
0.21


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
1819161819161517151517151518151718151823181616
Low °C
1418141418121317121216111117141417131421161616
Chill °C (?)
1818151819151416141416141518151718141823171616
Sunrise
6:50--6:50--6:48--6:48--6:47--6:46--6:45--6:43-
Sunset
-6:57--6:58--6:58--6:58--6:59--6:59--6:59--7:00
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Sat afternoon, min 12°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Fri afternoon, min 11°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, fresh winds from the SSW by Fri 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.