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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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Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Eastern Cape (S)

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at J-Bay (calm at Wavecrest Jeffreys Bay wx 2 km from J-Bay). 1.6m 11 s period swell from SW with an additional 0.8m 15 s period swell from SSW , plus 1.3m 6 s period wind swell from ESE
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Actual: 37 min ago

Calm
3.2 km/h
SW
Glassy
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J-Bay Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Monday 18 Dec 2017 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 17.0 °C (Statistics for 18 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 21.6 max: 23.6 min: 20.4 °C)

Monday 18Tuesday 19Wednesday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
Rating
(10 max)
3
4
4
4
4
5
5
5
5
5
3
3
4
5
5
5
6
6
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
2
SW
2
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SSW
3
SSW
3.5
SSW
Period(s) (?)111111111113131313131212121314141414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)640579568558615129912611092107510589441083118812262171266838724907
Wind
(km/h)
10
SSE
10
SE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SW
5
W
5
WNW
10
WNW
10
NW
5
WNW
10
SSW
20
SSW
20
SW
10
WSW
10
WNW
10
NW
10
NNW
0
NE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassoffoffcross-
off
offcrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
glass
Tide State(?)
flowebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebb
High Tide
/ height (m)




3:42PM
1.57



4:07AM
1.52



4:13PM
1.57



4:37AM
1.51

Low Tide
/ height (m)


9:37AM
0.23



9:58PM
0.13



10:07AM
0.23



10:27PM
0.13



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.
 Monday 18Tuesday 19Wednesday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
142411------------
Temp. °C
171717171717171616172120201817171719
Chill °C (?)
171717171717171616172120201817171719
Sunrise
-5:03-------5:03-------5:05
Sunset
----7:29-------7:30-----

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