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Barbel Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Barbel Point Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape – Wild Coast / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Saturday 06 Mar 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Barbel Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Barbel Point sea temperature is 24.3 °C (Statistics for 06 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 24.3 max: 25.5 min: 23.2 °C)
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Barbel Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Barbel Point sea temperature is 24.3 °C (Statistics for 06 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 24.3 max: 25.5 min: 23.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Eastern Cape - Wild Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 63 km away suggest it is still onshore at Barbel Point (fresh winds from the NE.(Wind varies from 020 to 080 degs) at East London Airport). 1.3m 15 s period swell from SSW with an additional 0.9m 15 s period swell from E , plus 1.8m 6 s period wind swell from ENE

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How big are the waves at Barbel Point today?

The current surf forecast for Barbel Point at 5PM is: 1.4m 15s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.7m 15s secondary swell from a East direction, 1.8m 6s secondary swell from a East-northeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm March 06). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 Mar)4ft (1.2m)12s
Afternoon (06 Mar)3ft (0.9m)15s
Evening (06 Mar)5ft (1.6m)16s

Table - waves today at Barbel Point. (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
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tue
09
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
00000445544554444555555
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
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SW
0.8
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.9
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
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36127886311391307712811155114911275111414421178876756760914117013201507152314541360
30
NE
35
ENE
35
ENE
30
NE
20
NNE
10
NNW
25
SW
25
WSW
20
SW
25
SSW
20
SSW
15
SW
10
WSW
15
WSW
5
W
5
WSW
10
S
15
SSE
20
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
W
10
WNW
onononononcross-
on
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
8:31AM
1.21
9:13PM
1.03
10:24AM
1.07
12:02AM
1.01
12:50PM
1.11
1:39AM
1.15
3:02PM
0.58
3:31AM
0.63
5:26PM
0.64
6:22AM
0.64
7:20PM
0.53

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 Barbel Point blow from the SW

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