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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

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Friday 26 Feb 2021 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 26.4 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 26.0 max: 27.4 min: 24.8 °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 26.4 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 26.0 max: 27.4 min: 24.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Ansteys (light winds from the SW at Durban International Airport 8 km from Ansteys). no significant swell

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Light
11 km/h
SW
Cross-Shore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Ansteys this week:

The surf forecast for Ansteys over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (Feb 27) at 11AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.8m and 12s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Ansteys in the next 7 days are 1.4m 15s and forecast to arrive on Sunday (Feb 28) at 2AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.1m 16s period and expected on Saturday (Feb 27) at 11PM.

Wave TypeTime (SAST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11AM (Sat 27th Feb)2.5ft (0.8m) 12s
Best Surf 5AM (Sun 28th Feb)4.5ft (1.4m) 15s
Most Powerful 2AM (Sun 28th Feb)4.5ft (1.4m) 15s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Ansteys over the next 7 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Fri
05
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
00010321000100321322333
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
0.6
E
0.9
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.8
S
0.8
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.1
S
0.6
ESE
0.8
S
1.4
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.5
E
1.8
ENE
1.8
E
1.8
E
2.1
E
1.7
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
85512121514145126788999999999
45452717216693067446717180135269279482529551775481365373375495456
20
S
20
SSE
5
W
10
E
15
E
10
NE
15
ENE
20
ENE
15
NNE
25
NE
35
NE
25
NNE
25
NE
30
NE
20
NNE
25
NE
30
NE
10
N
15
SSE
15
NE
15
NNE
10
N
5
NNW
cross-
on
onglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
3:42PM
1.96
4:04AM
2.06
4:14PM
2.06
4:36AM
2.15
4:47PM
2.10
5:08AM
2.18
5:19PM
2.10
5:42AM
2.15
5:53PM
2.03
6:16AM
2.05
6:27PM
1.91
6:52AM
1.91
7:04PM
1.74
7:32AM
1.72
9:38AM
0.35
9:52PM
0.21
10:11AM
0.23
10:23PM
0.11
10:43AM
0.17
10:56PM
0.07
11:16AM
0.16
11:28PM
0.08
11:50AM
0.21
12:02AM
0.16
12:24PM
0.32
12:37AM
0.30
1:02PM
0.47
1:14AM
0.48

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

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Fri
05
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
rain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudsclearrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearsome cloudsclearclearsome cloudsclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclear
31---11----------------
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2223212223222223212224222225232326232425242324
2223232323232323232424242426252526252526252324
5:43--5:45--5:46--5:46--5:47--5:48--5:48--5:48-
-6:31--6:30--6:30--6:29--6:27--6:25--6:24--6:23

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Fri morning. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Mon morning, min 21°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Fri night, fresh winds from the NE by Mon afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Tue afternoon, min 22°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NE on Tue afternoon, light winds from the NNW 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 7 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.