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 Tuesday 31 Mar 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 18.5 °C (Statistics for 31 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 19.6 max: 21.1 min: 17.9 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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S

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Period (s) (?) 12 12 8 8 7 - 8 - 11 10 11 11 11 14 13 13 11 10 10 10 10 7 8
Surfscale
Wave
Graph

(?)
Energy (?) 384 231 161 100 40 0 32 0 907 51 800 807 855 2171 1736 1736 1597 1351 1654 1716 1352 813 1103
Wind
(km/h)
15 E15
10 SW10
15 SSW15
20 SSE20
5 ESE5
15 SSW15
20 S20
10 SSE10
10 SE10
15 SSE15
10 W10
15 SW15
20 SSW20
15 SSE15
5 SSE5
15 SE15
10 E10
15 ESE15
40 ESE40
15 E15
25 ESE25
40 ESE40
35 E35
Wind State (?) cross cross cross-
on
on glass cross-
on
cross-
on
on on on cross-
off
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cross-
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on on cross-
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cross cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

2:10AM
1.61

2:26PM
1.59
2:38AM
1.72

2:52PM
1.68
3:05AM
1.81

3:19PM
1.75
3:32AM
1.86

3:46PM
1.79
3:57AM
1.89

4:13PM
1.79
4:24AM
1.88

4:40PM
1.77
4:52AM
1.84

5:09PM
1.72

Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:00PM
0.40

8:21AM
0.34

8:28PM
0.29
8:49AM
0.23

8:56PM
0.20
9:16AM
0.15

9:22PM
0.14
9:42AM
0.10

9:49PM
0.11
10:08AM
0.08

10:16PM
0.12
10:35AM
0.09

10:42PM
0.15
11:04AM
0.14


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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clear
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partially cloudy
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clear
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rain showers
rain showers
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clear
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Summary
clear clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear clear some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs rain shwrs clear clear clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain (mm)
- - - - - - - - - - - - 1 3 1 - - - - - - - -
High °C
33 26 22 22 18 20 22 19 18 19 17 18 18 16 17 19 17 21 21 19 21 21 18
Low °C
31 19 19 20 17 18 19 17 17 19 16 17 18 15 15 19 16 17 20 18 18 20 18
Chill °C (?)
33 26 22 22 18 20 22 19 18 19 17 18 18 15 17 19 17 21 21 19 21 21 17
Sunrise
- - 6:41 - - 6:43 - - 6:43 - - 6:43 - - 6:45 - - 6:46 - - 6:47 - -
Sunset
18:27 - - 18:25 - - 18:23 - - 18:22 - - 18:22 - - 18:20 - - 18:19 - - 18:17 -
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 33°C on Tue afternoon, min 16°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light. Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 21°C on Mon morning, min 15°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun morning, strong winds from the ESE by Tue afternoon).

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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.

 

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