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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 Thursday 06 May 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 18.5 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 18.9 min: 16.3 °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 18.5 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 18.9 min: 16.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Overberg

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Arniston (light winds from the SW at Overberg 11 km from Arniston).

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1 h 28 min ago

Light
7 km/h
SW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Arniston today?

The current surf forecast for Arniston at 8AM is: 4.0m 9s primary swell from a Southeast direction and 1.0m 13s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am May 06). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)13ft (4.0m)9s
Afternoon (06 May)11ft (3.5m)9s
Evening (06 May)11ft (3.5m)10s

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
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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
3.5
SE
4
SE
4
SE
4
SE
4
SE
3.5
SE
3.5
SE
3.5
SE
3.5
SE
3
SE
2.5
ESE
2.4
ESE
2.3
ESE
2
ESE
1.9
ESE
1.7
ESE
2.2
SSW
1.7
S
1.5
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.9
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.2
S
2.1
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.3
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.2
S
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
S
1.8
S
1.8
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.4
S
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45
SE
55
SE
50
SE
45
SE
50
SE
45
SE
40
SE
35
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
W
30
WSW
35
W
35
WSW
35
W
25
W
25
SSW
35
SSW
30
SSW
30
SW
35
SSW
30
SW
20
SW
20
WSW
15
W
20
NW
20
W
20
WNW
30
W
30
W
30
W
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
W
25
WSW
20
WSW
20
W
15
W
15
WNW
15
WNW
10
WNW
15
W
25
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
W
5
W
5
NNW
0
NW
5
SSE
5
E
5
ENE
10
NNE
10
NE
10
NE
10
ENE
10
ENE
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
12:11AM
1.48
12:39PM
1.39
12:54AM
1.59
1:18PM
1.49
1:27AM
1.68
1:50PM
1.57
1:56AM
1.75
2:19PM
1.64
2:24AM
1.80
2:47PM
1.69
2:51AM
1.82
3:14PM
1.72
3:19AM
1.82
3:42PM
1.71
3:47AM
1.78
6:35AM
0.52
6:38PM
0.51
7:14AM
0.41
7:15PM
0.43
7:45AM
0.31
7:47PM
0.36
8:13AM
0.23
8:16PM
0.31
8:40AM
0.18
8:44PM
0.28
9:07AM
0.15
9:13PM
0.27
9:34AM
0.15
9:41PM
0.29

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

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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moderate rain
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cloudy
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cloudy
light rain
light rain
rain showers
thunderstorm
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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