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 am Saturday 18 Apr 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 16.1 °C (Statistics for 18 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 18.8 max: 20.3 min: 17.0 °C)

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

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Period (s) (?) 13 13 10 10 10 11 10 10 9 7 12 12 6 5 16 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11
Surfscale
Wave
Graph

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Energy (?) 888 692 631 502 555 619 388 301 156 121 633 1135 33 44 124 2714 2840 2062 1412 540 291 297 314
Wind
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15 ESE15
30 ESE30
5 NNE5
5 NNE5
20 ESE20
5 WNW5
15 SW15
20 SSW20
10 SSE10
15 ESE15
25 ESE25
10 WNW10
25 WSW25
15 SW15
15 NNW15
10 SW10
15 SE15
10 E10
10 NNE10
20 ESE20
20 N20
10 NW10
10 NNW10
Wind State (?) cross-
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cross cross off cross on cross cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

3:29PM
1.94
3:45AM
2.10

4:07PM
1.94
4:23AM
2.05

4:45PM
1.89
5:00AM
1.94

5:23PM
1.78

5:37AM
1.78
6:02PM
1.65

6:14AM
1.60
6:43PM
1.50

6:55AM
1.42
7:34PM
1.36



Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:21AM
-0.10

9:33PM
-0.05
10:01AM
-0.11

10:11PM
-0.03
10:38AM
-0.06

10:50PM
0.05
11:15AM
0.05

11:28PM
0.18
11:50AM
0.20

12:06AM
0.34
12:30PM
0.36

12:49AM
0.51
1:12PM
0.52




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
clear clear clear clear clear clear some clouds clear some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear clear clear
Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
15 18 16 18 21 19 17 19 16 16 18 17 16 18 16 17 18 16 17 23 23 23 23
Chill °C (?)
19 18 18 21 23 19 20 21 17 19 20 18 17 17 17 18 20 17 23 25 23 23 23
Sunrise
6:54 - - 6:56 - - 6:56 - - 6:56 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 6:58 - - 7:00 -
Sunset
- 18:04 - - 18:02 - - 18:00 - - 18:00 - - 17:59 - - 17:58 - - 17:57 - - 17:55
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Sun afternoon, min 15°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the ESE on Sat afternoon, calm by Tue night). Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Fri afternoon, min 16°C on Wed 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.

 

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