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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 Wednesday 03 Mar 2021 SAST
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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 22.6 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 22.6 max: 23.8 min: 21.1 °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 22.6 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 22.6 max: 23.8 min: 21.1 °C)

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

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Albatross (calm at Loerie weather station 18 km from Albatross). no significant swell

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18 km away, 20 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
SSW
22.0
22.6
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Albatross today?

The current surf forecast for Albatross at 9AM is: 0.6m 12s primary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 03). An open ocean swell of 1.3m 9s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.4m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)2ft (0.6m)12s
Afternoon (03 Mar)1.5ft (0.5m)14s
Evening (03 Mar)2ft (0.6m)12s

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
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
01111001111232333333211
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
0.5
SW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.9
SW
1.2
SW
1.3
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.6
SSW
1.4
SW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1212121213121213121313171616151514141414131313
741031031031286747128126138142227437720733868736971754845745610648
20
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
SW
25
SSW
20
SW
10
WSW
10
WNW
5
WNW
5
W
5
W
15
SSE
20
SSW
15
SSW
15
SW
10
S
5
SW
0
WSW
5
WNW
10
SE
20
SE
25
ESE
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offglassglasscrosscrosscross
6:13AM
1.74
6:28PM
1.50
6:52AM
1.60
7:10PM
1.35
7:37AM
1.42
11:56PM
0.01
12:27PM
0.12
12:33AM
0.15
1:09PM
0.26
1:14AM
0.31
1:59PM
0.43

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

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