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Albatross ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Thursday 06 May 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Albatross surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Albatross sea temperature is 16.8 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 21.2 max: 23.3 min: 19.9 °C)
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Albatross surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Albatross sea temperature is 16.8 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 21.2 max: 23.3 min: 19.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Eastern Cape (S)

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Albatross (light winds from the ESE at Loerie wx 18 km from Albatross).

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18 km away, 1 h 4 min ago

Light
8 km/h
ESE
19.0
16.8
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Albatross today?

The current surf forecast for Albatross at 9AM is: 3.5m 9s primary swell from a Southeast direction and 2.4m 9s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction, 1.6m 13s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am May 06). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)11ft (3.5m)9s
Afternoon (06 May)5ft (1.6m)13s
Evening (06 May)10ft (3.0m)8s

Table - waves today at Albatross. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
2.3
S
2.3
S
3
SE
3.5
SE
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
2.5
SE
3
ESE
3
ESE
2.5
ESE
2.5
ESE
2.5
ESE
2.4
ESE
2.2
ESE
2
ESE
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.5
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SSW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3.5
SW
4.5
SW
4
SW
4
SW
4
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3
SW
2.2
SSW
3.5
SSW
4
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.5
SW
3
SW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SW
3
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
3
SW
3
SSW
2.1
SW
2.1
S
2.1
S
2.4
SSW
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15
ESE
10
E
5
NNE
5
N
15
ENE
20
ENE
30
ESE
35
ENE
15
NE
5
NNE
10
WSW
5
WNW
5
SW
25
SSW
15
SSW
10
NW
15
NW
10
WNW
10
WNW
5
NNW
0
WNW
20
SSW
25
WSW
25
W
20
W
35
WSW
25
W
15
W
15
W
30
WSW
30
WSW
25
W
25
W
25
W
25
W
20
W
35
WSW
35
WSW
25
WSW
15
W
15
W
15
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WSW
20
SW
20
WSW
15
W
15
W
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
SW
20
SSW
15
SSW
10
W
10
NW
10
NNW
10
N
5
NNW
crosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononglassoffcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross
12:38AM
1.27
1:03PM
1.18
1:22AM
1.38
1:43PM
1.28
1:56AM
1.47
2:15PM
1.36
2:25AM
1.54
2:44PM
1.43
2:53AM
1.59
3:12PM
1.48
3:20AM
1.62
3:40PM
1.51
3:47AM
1.62
4:07PM
1.51
4:14AM
1.60
7:02AM
0.49
7:03PM
0.44
7:42AM
0.38
7:41PM
0.36
8:13AM
0.28
8:13PM
0.29
8:41AM
0.21
8:42PM
0.24
9:08AM
0.15
9:10PM
0.20
9:35AM
0.12
9:38PM
0.19
10:01AM
0.12
10:06PM
0.20

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Albatross blow from the SW

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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clear
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clear
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