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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 pm Saturday 06 Mar 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 26.7 °C (Statistics for 06 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 26.4 max: 27.6 min: 25.2 °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 26.7 °C (Statistics for 06 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 26.4 max: 27.6 min: 25.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for KZN North

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Alkantstrand (light winds from the N at Richards Bay 9 km from Alkantstrand). 0.9m 15 s period swell from E with an additional 0.9m 6 s period swell from SSE

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

The current surf forecast for Alkantstrand at 2AM is: 0.9m 14s primary swell from a East direction and 0.8m 6s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm March 06). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (07 Mar)3ft (0.9m)16s
Afternoon (07 Mar)3.5ft (1.1m)16s
Evening (07 Mar)3.5ft (1.1m)15s

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
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tuesday
09
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
12322232022222200034433
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
1
E
0.9
S
1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.3
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.4
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.8
E
1
E
1.3
SW
1.7
SW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1515141414161616161515151313131313131313131312
352343338333405432533628597581559522627627694434355219339591932285334
15
E
10
ENE
10
NE
10
NNE
15
N
15
NNE
15
ENE
20
ENE
20
ENE
20
NE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
20
N
20
NNE
25
NNE
30
NNE
25
NNE
10
WNW
25
WSW
25
SW
20
WSW
10
SSW
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
ononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
off
offoffoffoff
8:49PM
1.27
9:56AM
1.25
11:33PM
1.18
12:46PM
1.27
1:36AM
1.34
2:38PM
0.67
3:11AM
0.73
4:49PM
0.80
6:10AM
0.78
7:16PM
0.69
7:49AM
0.62

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
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Tuesday
09
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