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Alkantstrand ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.8

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Alkantstrand Surf Forecast / KZN North / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Saturday 15 May 2021 SAST
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Alkantstrand surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Alkantstrand sea temperature is 24.1 °C (Statistics for 15 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.2 max: 25.0 min: 23.1 °C)
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Alkantstrand surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Alkantstrand sea temperature is 24.1 °C (Statistics for 15 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.2 max: 25.0 min: 23.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for KZN North

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Alkantstrand (light winds from the NW at Richards Bay 9 km from Alkantstrand).

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2 h 41 min ago

Light
6 km/h
NW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Alkantstrand today?

The current surf forecast for Alkantstrand at 11AM is: 1.4m 13s primary swell from a South direction and 0.7m 7s secondary swell from a Northeast direction (forecast issued at 07:00am May 15). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 4.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (15 May)5ft (1.5m)13s
Afternoon (15 May)4.5ft (1.3m)13s
Evening (15 May)3.5ft (1.1m)12s

Table - waves today at Alkantstrand. (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
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1
S
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.8
S
1.2
S
2
S
1.8
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1.5
S
1.8
S
1.8
S
1.6
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.1
S
1
S
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
S
1.4
NE
1.3
NE
1.3
NE
1.3
NE
1.1
NE
1.2
NE
0.7
S
1.3
NE
1.3
NE
0.7
SSW
1.7
NE
0.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
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20
N
15
NNW
5
WNW
5
SE
5
NNE
10
NNE
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
15
SW
25
SSW
30
SSW
25
S
25
S
20
SSW
15
SSW
15
SSW
15
SSW
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SE
0
ENE
5
NW
10
N
10
N
20
NNE
25
NE
30
NE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
25
N
25
N
20
N
20
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
30
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
N
20
N
20
NNE
25
NNE
20
N
25
WSW
35
SW
30
SSW
25
S
25
SSE
15
SSE
15
SE
10
E
5
NW
10
NNW
15
N
10
NW
10
SW
25
SSW
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crossoffoff
5:34PM
1.68
5:45AM
1.68
6:08PM
1.58
6:20AM
1.57
6:49PM
1.46
7:04AM
1.45
7:46PM
1.36
8:11AM
1.33
9:18PM
1.31
9:56AM
1.27
11:04PM
1.38
11:37AM
1.34
12:18AM
1.54
12:44PM
1.48
11:27AM
0.25
11:38PM
0.35
11:59AM
0.34
12:11AM
0.46
12:36PM
0.45
12:53AM
0.58
1:26PM
0.56
1:57AM
0.69
2:42PM
0.65
3:41AM
0.75
4:25PM
0.65
5:30AM
0.66
5:51PM
0.55
6:40AM
0.50

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 Alkantstrand blow from the SW

Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
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