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Richards Bay South Pier Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, South Africa)

Richards Bay South Pier Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.9 °C

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Saturday, 21 October 2017, 03:35 Local time
Saturday 21
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 10 10 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 15
SSE 15
SSE 20
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. Offshore winds are from the northwest with some shelter here from north winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

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 Palm Lake Estates Dolphin Coast wx, 106 km from Richards Bay South Pier.


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Air temperature
19.4 °C

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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.