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Herolds Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

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Herolds Bay Surf Forecast / Garden Route / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Sunday 24 May 2015 SAST

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

Today's Herolds Bay sea temperature is 17.6 °C (Statistics for 24 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.9 max: 19.0 min: 15.9 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)10101010101211121110106976617899567
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)504930171713221312119941267944444433423135792157
Wind
(km/h)
15 SSE15
5 SSW5
5 NNW5
10 SE10
10 ENE10
10 NNW10
20 SSE20
5 ESE5
5 N5
20 SE20
10 ESE10
5 NNE5
20 ESE20
15 NNW15
5 SSE5
10 ESE10
10 WSW10
5 SW5
15 SSE15
15 E15
10 NE10
20 E20
15 NE15
Wind State(?)oncross-
on
glassoncrossoffoncross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

8:03PM
1.36
8:20AM
1.22

9:18PM
1.30
9:44AM
1.17

10:38PM
1.31
11:17AM
1.20

11:46PM
1.38
12:22PM
1.28

12:38AM
1.47
1:09PM
1.38

1:21AM
1.57
1:48PM
1.49

1:58AM
1.67

2:24PM
1.59

Low Tide
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2:20AM
0.69

2:36PM
0.64
3:45AM
0.73

3:57PM
0.69

5:11AM
0.69
5:20PM
0.66

6:16AM
0.60
6:19PM
0.59

7:02AM
0.48
7:05PM
0.50

7:42AM
0.37
7:47PM
0.41

8:17AM
0.26


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 Herolds Bay blow from the NNW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2115182119212417212218212320202220171815182323
Low °C
1715162018181916181917172019172016161615142223
Chill °C (?)
2115182119212417212218212320202220171814182323
Sunrise
--7:22--7:22--7:24--7:24--7:24--7:26--7:26--
Sunset
17:31--17:30--17:30--17:30--17:30--17:30--17:29--17:29-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Tue afternoon, min 15°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Thu afternoon, min 14°C on Sun morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Herolds Bay Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Herolds Bay provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Herolds Bay can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Herolds Bay 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 (Herolds Bay) 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 Herolds Bay 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 Herolds Bay, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Garden Route, consider staying in George which is 4 km (2 miles) away. Other places in and around Garden Route where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Mossel Bay which is 25 km (16 miles) away, Oudtshoorn, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.