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Ansteys ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Ansteys Surf Forecast / Durban/KZN South / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Sunday 16 May 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Ansteys surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ansteys sea temperature is 24.6 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 23.8 max: 24.9 min: 22.8 °C)
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Ansteys surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Ansteys sea temperature is 24.6 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 23.8 max: 24.9 min: 22.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Durban/KZN South

  1. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind reported 9 km from Ansteys (light winds from the W at Berea wx 9 km from Ansteys).

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Actual: 59 min ago

Light
13 km/h
W
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Ansteys today?

The current surf forecast for Ansteys at 8AM is: 0.4m 7s primary swell from a Northeast direction and 0.2m 3s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am May 16). An open ocean swell of 0.8m 12s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (16 May)1.5ft (0.4m)7s
Afternoon (16 May)5ft (1.6m)7s
Evening (16 May)5ft (1.5m)7s

Table - waves today at Ansteys. (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
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
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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
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.4
ENE
0.4
NE
0.3
E
1.6
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.3
S
1.4
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.6
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.3
S
1.1
S
1.3
ENE
2.1
NE
1.7
NE
1.8
NE
1.5
NE
1.2
NE
1
ENE
1
ENE
1.6
NE
2
NE
1.9
NE
1.8
NE
1.8
NE
1.5
NE
1.1
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.9
NE
1.4
ENE
1.2
ENE
1
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.5
S
1.9
S
1.8
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
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5
WNW
10
W
10
WSW
15
SW
35
SSW
35
S
30
S
30
SSW
20
SW
20
SSW
20
SW
25
SW
20
SSW
25
S
20
S
15
SSW
10
W
5
WNW
5
N
10
NNW
25
NE
30
NE
30
NE
30
NNE
15
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
20
NE
25
NE
25
NNE
20
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
15
N
20
NNE
20
NE
20
NNE
10
NNW
30
SSW
25
SW
30
SW
25
SSW
15
S
20
SE
20
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSW
5
W
15
SSW
25
SW
25
SSW
25
S
25
SSW
25
SSW
15
WSW
10
SW
10
W
10
NW
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
offglasscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
off
5:45AM
1.68
6:10PM
1.62
6:20AM
1.56
6:53PM
1.53
7:05AM
1.44
7:54PM
1.44
8:16AM
1.34
9:27PM
1.41
10:05AM
1.30
11:07PM
1.48
11:41AM
1.39
12:18AM
1.61
12:46PM
1.54
1:11AM
1.77
11:39PM
0.50
11:58AM
0.49
12:15AM
0.61
12:35PM
0.58
1:02AM
0.72
1:24PM
0.68
2:12AM
0.82
2:41PM
0.76
4:00AM
0.84
4:25PM
0.75
5:38AM
0.74
5:50PM
0.65
6:42AM
0.59
6:51PM
0.50
7:30AM
0.43

Note: the tide data above is for Durban, South Africa which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Ansteys.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Ansteys blow from the NW

Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
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clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
rain showers
light rain
light rain
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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clear
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