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Pipe ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Pipe Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Wednesday 27 May 2015 SAST

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

Today's Pipe sea temperature is 18.8 °C (Statistics for 27 May 1981-2005 - mean: 21.0 max: 22.5 min: 19.6 °C)

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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)121291111121213121517171616151413131389128
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)92029824822934583592596891095369962615084471533262482226513981025901887828374368
Wind
(km/h)
30 ESE30
10 N10
25 WSW25
25 SW25
15 NNE15
15 NNW15
15 SSE15
5 W5
35 WSW35
35 SW35
15 W15
30 WSW30
45 SW45
35 SSE35
20 SE20
30 ESE30
45 E45
65 ENE65
65 ENE65
30 NE30
30 NNE30
10 SSW10
15 ESE15
Wind State(?)oncrossoffcross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

11:55PM
1.47
12:25PM
1.35

12:47AM
1.55
1:14PM
1.44

1:29AM
1.64
1:55PM
1.54

2:06AM
1.72

2:32PM
1.63
2:41AM
1.79

3:07PM
1.70
3:15AM
1.85

3:42PM
1.76
3:50AM
1.87

4:18PM
1.80

Low Tide
/ height (m)
5:19PM
0.78

6:28AM
0.75
6:24PM
0.72

7:14AM
0.64
7:12PM
0.63

7:51AM
0.53
7:52PM
0.55

8:25AM
0.43

8:29PM
0.48
8:57AM
0.35

9:04PM
0.42
9:30AM
0.28

9:39PM
0.38
10:04AM
0.25


Note: the tide data above is for Port Elizabeth, South Africa which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Pipe.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Pipe blow from the W.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1918192120212621181817171615151516192019252824
Low °C
1817182017172618181716161614141516182018222724
Chill °C (?)
1917192120212621171716161413141314171918252824
Sunrise
--7:11--7:11--7:11--7:13--7:13--7:13--7:15--
Sunset
17:17--17:16--17:16--17:16--17:15--17:15--17:15--17:15-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Fri afternoon, min 16°C on Sat night). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Wed afternoon, min 14°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (gales from the ENE on Tue afternoon, light winds from the SSW by Wed afternoon).

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Information about the Pipe Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Pipe provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Pipe can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Pipe surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Pipe) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Pipe may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Pipe is 6 km (4 miles) from the city of Port Elizabeth. If you plan a holiday in Port Elizabeth, look for hotels and other accommodation in Port Elizabeth. Port Elizabeth has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.