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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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J-Bay Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Tuesday 20 Feb 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 20.1 °C (Statistics for 20 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 22.7 max: 23.8 min: 22.0 °C)

Tuesday 20Wednesday 21Thursday 22
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
Rating
(10 max)
5
5
5
5
5
4
3
3
3
3
4
4
3
2
0
0
0
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.3
SW
2.4
E
Period(s) (?)13131313131313131312121212121212127
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)222120761922192220761972191217361600148613631169976819723603486602
Wind
(km/h)
10
SSE
5
SE
10
SE
10
SE
10
ESE
10
SE
15
ESE
15
ESE
15
ESE
15
E
15
ENE
10
ENE
15
ENE
20
ENE
20
E
25
E
25
E
15
ENE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
ononononononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)

6:16PM
1.48



6:40AM
1.55



6:55PM
1.36



7:22AM
1.44



7:45PM
1.23
Low Tide
/ height (m)



12:24AM
0.18



12:54PM
0.29



1:03AM
0.30



1:43PM
0.40


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.
 Tuesday 20Wednesday 21Thursday 22
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
--12-111----------
Temp. °C
222221212121212121212020202123272624
Chill °C (?)
222221212121212121212020202123272624
Sunrise
-----6:00-------6:01----
Sunset
7:07-------7:06-------7:05-

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