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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 Offshore wind reported 2 km from J-Bay (light winds from the WSW at Just Gas Jeffreys Bay wx 2 km from J-Bay). 1.6m 12 s period swell from SE with an additional 0.8m 20 s period swell from SSW , plus 2.6m 12 s period wind swell from SW
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Actual: 51 min ago

Light
14 km/h
WSW
Cross-Off
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J-Bay Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Friday 19 Oct 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 19 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 19.3 max: 20.7 min: 18.4 °C)

Friday 19Saturday 20Sunday 21
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
Rating
(10 max)
2
2
3
4
5
5
3
2
3
0
0
4
3
3
3
0
0
0
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
1.7
SSE
1.9
SSE
2.3
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2
SW
2
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
Period(s) (?)121212121111121216151515141414141313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)19912116193617311427121583599324532359217917381624146312991119905710
Wind
(km/h)
35
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
20
WSW
15
WSW
5
S
10
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SE
20
SE
15
ESE
15
E
15
ENE
15
ENE
20
ENE
25
E
35
E
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)

12:57PM
1.20



1:12AM
1.20



1:32PM
1.34



1:46AM
1.32




Low Tide
/ height (m)



7:11PM
0.53



7:17AM
0.44



7:44PM
0.39



7:49AM
0.32


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.
 Friday 19Saturday 20Sunday 21
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
----1212-1--------
Temp. °C
181817161615151515161514131312131616
Chill °C (?)
171716151515151414151413121210111514
Sunrise
-------5:31-------5:31--
Sunset
--6:37-------6:37-------

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