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Alkantstrand Surf Forecast / KZN North / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Wednesday 18 May 2022 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 23.4 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.1 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 23.4 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.1 max: 25.0 min: 23.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Onshore wind has changed to cross-on at Alkantstrand (light winds from the N at Richards Bay 9 km from Alkantstrand).

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1 h 42 min ago

Light
15 km/h
N
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Alkantstrand today?

The current surf forecast for Alkantstrand at 4PM is: 1.3m 9s primary swell from a East-northeast direction and 0.6m 11s secondary swell from a East direction, 0.4m 12s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm May 18). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 May)3ft (0.9m)9s
Afternoon (18 May)4.5ft (1.3m)9s
Evening (18 May)4.5ft (1.4m)9s

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
Wednesday
18
Thursday
19
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
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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
1.2
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.2
NE
1.2
NE
1.2
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.9
E
1.3
SSW
1.4
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
3
SSW
4
SSW
4
SSW
4
S
4
S
4
S
4.5
S
4.5
S
4.5
SSW
4.5
S
5
S
5
S
4.5
S
4
S
3.5
S
3
S
2.5
S
2.4
S
2.1
S
1.7
SSE
1.4
SSE
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
S
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25
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
N
25
N
25
N
20
N
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
N
20
N
20
N
10
WNW
5
W
10
SSW
10
S
20
S
30
SSW
25
WSW
35
SW
25
SW
25
SW
30
SW
40
SSW
40
SW
45
SSW
40
SSW
40
SW
40
SW
40
SW
40
SW
40
SW
30
S
25
S
20
SSW
15
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
SW
10
S
5
ESE
10
N
15
N
15
N
15
N
15
N
15
N
10
NNE
15
NE
10
N
10
WNW
25
SW
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
S
15
S
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
5:11PM
1.88
5:30AM
1.88
5:54PM
1.77
6:13AM
1.72
6:43PM
1.63
7:03AM
1.53
7:45PM
1.49
8:10AM
1.36
9:14PM
1.38
9:49AM
1.26
11:01PM
1.39
11:34AM
1.29
12:20AM
1.49
12:44PM
1.39
11:03AM
0.06
11:19PM
0.12
11:43AM
0.16
12:03AM
0.27
12:28PM
0.30
12:54AM
0.45
1:21PM
0.46
2:01AM
0.62
2:34PM
0.59
3:41AM
0.72
4:15PM
0.64
5:31AM
0.69
5:47PM
0.58
6:43AM
0.58
6:50PM
0.49

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

Wednesday
18
Thursday
19
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
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