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Arniston ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.3
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Arniston Surf Forecast / Overberg / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Wednesday 03 Mar 2021 SAST
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Arniston surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Arniston sea temperature is 21.3 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.2 max: 21.8 min: 18.8 °C)
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Arniston surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Arniston sea temperature is 21.3 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.2 max: 21.8 min: 18.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Overberg

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Arniston (calm at Overberg 11 km from Arniston). 1.0m 12 s period swell from SW with 0.7m 6 s period wind swell from WSW

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How big are the waves at Arniston today?

The current surf forecast for Arniston at 9AM is: 1.3m 14s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 1.1m 9s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 03). An open ocean swell of 0.7m 6s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)4.5ft (1.3m)14s
Afternoon (03 Mar)4ft (1.2m)12s
Evening (03 Mar)6ft (1.8m)18s

Table - waves today at Arniston. (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
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
3333413311111111011111111111111000
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
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
1.1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
1.3
SW
1
SW
1.3
SW
1.6
SW
2.1
SW
3
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
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10
W
10
W
15
W
15
W
15
WSW
30
SW
25
SW
15
SSW
20
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
10
SSE
10
SE
15
ESE
15
E
20
E
25
E
25
ESE
30
ESE
offcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononononononon
5:47AM
1.96
6:09PM
1.69
6:29AM
1.80
6:55PM
1.51
7:18AM
1.60
11:31PM
0.08
12:05PM
0.15
12:11AM
0.24
12:50PM
0.31
12:56AM
0.44
1:46PM
0.50

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 Arniston blow from the WNW

Wednesday
03
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Friday
05
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