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Richards Bay South Pier Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, South Africa)

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.8 °C

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Saturday, 21 July 2018, 07:55 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.4
E
1.4
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1.4
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1.6
E
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
N 20
N 20
NNE 20
NE
Wind State cross-
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Richards Bay South Pier in KwaZulu-Natal North Coast is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northwest with some shelter here from north winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Be wary of sharks, they are not unknown here.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Alkantstrand, 2 km from Richards Bay South Pier.

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Richards Bay South Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Richards Bay, 9 km from Richards Bay South Pier.

light winds from the N

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Air temperature
15.2 °C

Current weather near Richards Bay South Pier

Overall Richards Bay South Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Richards Bay South Pier, KZN North. Use the tab navigation above to view Richards Bay South Pier sea temperature, Richards Bay South Pier photographs, Richards Bay South Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Richards Bay South Pier webcams, current wind from KZN North live weather stations and Richards Bay South Pier tide predictions. The South Africa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing South Africa and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from South Africa wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Richards Bay South Pier.