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J-Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.5

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at J-Bay (calm at Wavecrest Jeffreys Bay wx 2 km from J-Bay). 2.5m 11 s period swell from SSW with 0.6m 4 s period wind swell from NE
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Calm
5.5 km/h
ESE
Clean
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J-Bay Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Saturday 18 Aug 2018 SAST

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

Today's J-Bay sea temperature is 16.0 °C (Statistics for 18 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 18.8 max: 20.8 min: 17.5 °C)

Saturday 18Sunday 19Monday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
Rating
(10 max)
6
5
4
4
4
3
4
4
5
5
5
3
3
6
8
8
7
7
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
1.7
SSW
2
SSW
2.3
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
3
SW
3.5
SW
4
SW
4
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
Period(s) (?)121212111111111113121212131415141414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)341526922071156713509619047111281159817671946241945506764646456335072
Wind
(km/h)
15
N
15
N
10
NNE
10
NNE
15
NE
15
NNE
15
N
15
N
15
N
15
NNW
25
NW
25
WSW
25
SW
15
W
15
W
15
WNW
15
W
15
W
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoff
Tide State(?)
-flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblow
High Tide
/ height (m)


8:15AM
1.13



8:53PM
1.19



9:36AM
1.02



10:28PM
1.10



Low Tide
/ height (m)




2:21PM
0.55



3:27AM
0.62



3:45PM
0.66




5:20AM
0.65

Note: the tide data above is for Albatross which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for J-Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at J-Bay blow from the WNW.
 Saturday 18Sunday 19Monday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
111114181816161615162422151414141414
Chill °C (?)
9913181815151514152422131313131313
Sunrise
-6:56-------6:54-------6:52
Sunset
----5:52-------5:52-----

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