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Hamburg (Port Alfred) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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  1. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind has become very light (light winds from the NW at East London Airport 43 km from Hamburg (Port Alfred)). Surf should be turning clean at Hamburg (Port Alfred). 2.6m 13 s period swell from SW
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43 km away, 1 h 0 min ago

Light
9 km/h
NW
18.0
20.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Hamburg (Port Alfred) Surf Forecast / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Monday 26 Aug 2019 SAST

Hamburg (Port Alfred) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Hamburg (Port Alfred) sea temperature is 20.9 °C (Statistics for 26 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 19.5 max: 20.3 min: 18.2 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.2
SW
2.3
SSW
2.3
SW
3
SW
3.5
SSW
3
SW
2.5
SSW
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Period(s) (?)1314131515151514141414131212121111121213121314
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)15752061181137155590489731952689203824601796115210161000112534053590317265474887132017292156
Wind
(km/h)
15
SW
25
SSW
15
WSW
25
WSW
35
SW
25
WSW
25
SW
30
SSW
10
WNW
20
ENE
20
SE
15
SW
10
SW
15
S
25
W
45
WSW
45
WSW
30
W
20
WSW
20
SSW
10
WNW
15
SW
20
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Wind State(?)cross-
on
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crosscrosscross-
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crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
12:44PM
1.11

1:06AM
1.29
1:46PM
1.28

2:02AM
1.44

2:33PM
1.46
2:48AM
1.57

3:14PM
1.63
3:29AM
1.66

3:54PM
1.75
4:09AM
1.71

4:32PM
1.81
4:47AM
1.70

5:10PM
1.81

5:25AM
1.63

Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:46PM
0.50

7:33AM
0.34
7:50PM
0.34

8:20AM
0.18

8:39PM
0.17
9:01AM
0.04

9:22PM
0.04
9:40AM
-0.07

10:03PM
-0.05
10:18AM
-0.13

10:43PM
-0.07
10:54AM
-0.12

11:22PM
-0.03
11:31AM
-0.06

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Hamburg (Port Alfred) blow from the NNW.
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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
6:35--6:33--6:31--6:31--6:30--6:28--6:26--6:26-
Sunset
-5:47--5:49--5:50--5:50--5:51--5:52--5:52--5:52
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 19°C on Mon morning, min 12°C on Wed morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Tue afternoon, light winds from the N by Thu morning).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Sun morning, min 13°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Sat morning, light winds from the W by Sun night).

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Information about the Hamburg (Port Alfred) Surf forecast

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

Hamburg (Port Alfred) is 47 km (29 miles) from the city of Bisho. If you plan a holiday in Eastern Cape (South), look for hotels and other accommodation in Bisho. Bisho has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.