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Ansteys Surf Forecast / Durban/KZN South / South Africa

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Sunday 26 Jun 2022 SAST
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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 21.7 °C (Statistics for 26 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 22.1 max: 23.0 min: 21.2 °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 21.7 °C (Statistics for 26 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 22.1 max: 23.0 min: 21.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Ansteys (light winds from the E at SHIP1489 14 km from Ansteys).

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Light
9 km/h
E
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Ansteys this week:

The surf forecast for Ansteys over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Sunday (Jun 26) at 5PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.4m and 15s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 8s. The wind is predicted to be glassy as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Ansteys in the next 12 days are 1.4m 15s and forecast to arrive on Sunday (Jun 26) at 5PM. Winds are predicted to be glassy at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.3m 5s period and expected on Tuesday (Jun 28) at 11PM.

Wave TypeTime (SAST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 5PM (Sun 26th Jun)4.5ft (1.4m) 15s
Best Surf 5PM (Sun 26th Jun)4.5ft (1.4m) 15s
Most Powerful 5PM (Sun 26th Jun)4.5ft (1.4m) 15s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Ansteys over the next 12 days.

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Sun
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
01
Saturday
02
Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
Fri
08
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
Rating
(10 max)
423343133334230132210002124033121022
Swell
Height Map
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.222.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.246.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.270.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.294.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4
S
1.1
SSE
1.2
S
1.2
S
1
S
1
S
1.3
S
0.8
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
0.9
SSE
0.8
S
1
S
0.9
S
1
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.4
ENE
1
ENE
1.1
NE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.6
ENE
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.5
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
1.1
S
0.9
S
0.9
ENE
1.3
S
1.6
S
2.1
S
Period(s) (?)15812121716161512111120191677877877867131212111211118668
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)846176411384547496811286330313205510700422932702321041265048315115417978277163842643829518196120199637
Wind
(km/h)
5
ENE
10
W
5
WSW
5
E
10
NNW
10
NNE
25
NE
10
NNW
0
NE
0
WNW
10
WNW
5
NNE
15
NE
10
N
20
NNE
30
NNE
10
NNW
5
N
0
NW
10
WNW
30
SSW
25
S
15
SSW
10
SSW
10
E
30
NNE
15
NNE
25
SSW
10
W
5
NNE
15
NE
10
NNW
5
ESE
15
SSW
15
WSW
20
SSW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
glasscross-
off
glassglassoffcross-
off
crosscross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglassglasscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
glasscrossoffglasscrosscross-
off
cross
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:23PM
1.55
2:34AM
1.70
3:01PM
1.62
3:10AM
1.74
3:36PM
1.68
3:45AM
1.76
4:10PM
1.72
4:18AM
1.76
4:43PM
1.75
4:51AM
1.75
5:17PM
1.75
5:23AM
1.71
5:50PM
1.74
5:56AM
1.66
6:25PM
1.72
6:31AM
1.60
7:03PM
1.68
7:10AM
1.54
7:47PM
1.63
7:57AM
1.47
8:40PM
1.58
8:57AM
1.41
9:46PM
1.55
10:14AM
1.38
Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:23PM
0.56
8:53AM
0.46
9:01PM
0.51
9:27AM
0.41
9:37PM
0.48
10:00AM
0.37
10:12PM
0.46
10:31AM
0.36
10:47PM
0.45
11:03AM
0.36
11:22PM
0.47
11:35AM
0.38
11:56PM
0.51
12:07PM
0.41
12:33AM
0.55
12:42PM
0.46
1:14AM
0.60
1:21PM
0.52
2:01AM
0.66
2:09PM
0.58
2:59AM
0.71
3:09PM
0.64
4:13AM
0.73

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

Sun
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
Wednesday
29
Thursday
30
Friday
01
Saturday
02
Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
Fri
08
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C191817181718191818181819191819222022222220201816171722231918181718181719
Low °C181616171616191616181716181516221717221918191616171615201616181415181616
Chill °C (?)191817181718191718181819191819222022222220201716171622231818181618181619
Sunrise--6:52--6:52--6:52--6:52--6:52--6:52--6:52--6:52--6:52--6:52--6:52--6:50
Sunset5:05--5:05--5:06--5:06--5:06--5:07--5:07--5:07--5:07--5:07--5:08--5:08--

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 19°C on Sun afternoon, min 16°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 22°C on Fri afternoon, min 15°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed afternoon, fresh winds from the NNE by Fri afternoon).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Sun night. Warm (max 22°C on Sat afternoon, min 15°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat afternoon, fresh winds from the SSW by Sun morning).

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 23°C on Tue afternoon, min 14°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, strong winds from the SSW by Fri afternoon).

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Information about the Ansteys Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Ansteys provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Ansteys can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Ansteys surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Ansteys) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Ansteys may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast? If you are looking for accommodation near Ansteys, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, consider staying in Durban which is 5 km (3 miles) away. Other places in and around Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Glenwood which is 7 km (4 miles) away, Umlazi, Kwamashu and Umhlanga.