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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 (light winds from the NNE at Patensie 34 km from J-Bay). 3.0m 14 s period swell from SW with 2.0m 12 s period wind swell from WSW
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34 km away, 2 h 19 min ago

Light
6 km/h
NNE
15.7
18.2
Air / Water (°C)
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J-Bay Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Thursday 24 May 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 18.2 °C (Statistics for 24 May 1981-2005 - mean: 20.7 max: 22.1 min: 19.1 °C)

Thursday 24Friday 25Saturday 26
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
Rating
(10 max)
6
6
4
6
5
4
5
5
4
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
4
4
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
4
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
Period(s) (?)141414141414141313131313131312121212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)599850134527405446714153366332462941257823292252173315721523135411381119
Wind
(km/h)
20
WSW
20
WSW
25
WSW
15
SW
10
SSE
15
SE
10
ESE
10
E
10
E
10
ENE
5
NNE
5
NW
5
NNW
10
NNW
5
N
10
ESE
15
ESE
15
ENE
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglasscross-
off
glassononcross-
on
Tide State(?)
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High Tide
/ height (m)



12:43AM
1.42



1:14PM
1.29



1:32AM
1.50



1:56PM
1.38


Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:21PM
0.42



7:10AM
0.34



7:14PM
0.35



7:52AM
0.26



7:55PM
0.28

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.
 Thursday 24Friday 25Saturday 26
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
rain showers
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
---1252411--------
Temp. °C
181717161616161515151515151517191817
Chill °C (?)
171616151615161415151515151517191817
Sunrise
-----7:11-------7:13----
Sunset
5:21-------5:21-------5:20-

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