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

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Wednesday 18 May 2022 SAST
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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 22.7 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.5 max: 23.9 min: 21.2 °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 22.7 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.5 max: 23.9 min: 21.2 °C)

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

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Barbel Point (light winds from the NNW.(Wind varies from 310 to 010 degs) at East London Airport 63 km from Barbel Point).

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How big are the waves at Barbel Point today?

The current surf forecast for Barbel Point at 9PM is: 0.6m 12s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.5m 11s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm May 18). An open ocean swell of 1.1m 8s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 May)--
Afternoon (18 May)2ft (0.6m)13s
Evening (18 May)2ft (0.6m)12s

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
Wednesday
18
Thursday
19
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thu
26
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
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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
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.192.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.204.cc23
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
1
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
2
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.6
S
1.5
S
2
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SW
1.2
SSW
1.7
SSW
3.5
SSW
4
SSW
5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
4
SSW
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20
NE
15
NNE
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
15
WNW
15
SSW
25
SSW
25
SW
10
SW
10
W
20
SSW
20
SSE
15
ESE
40
SSW
30
SSW
25
SSW
25
S
20
S
20
S
20
S
25
S
20
SSW
25
SSW
15
SSW
10
SW
15
W
15
WNW
15
WNW
10
WNW
5
WNW
10
S
0
SE
10
NNW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
5
N
10
ENE
15
ENE
10
N
5
NW
10
NW
10
W
15
WSW
15
SW
15
SSW
15
SW
10
W
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
SW
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
W
5
WNW
5
NNW
oncross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
offcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
glasscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
glasscross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross
5:16PM
1.54
5:33AM
1.58
6:02PM
1.45
6:19AM
1.43
6:54PM
1.34
7:13AM
1.27
8:02PM
1.24
8:26AM
1.13
9:34PM
1.19
10:07AM
1.06
11:11PM
1.22
11:43AM
1.08
12:21AM
1.30
12:48PM
1.16
1:10AM
1.39
11:21PM
0.14
11:50AM
0.14
12:08AM
0.26
12:37PM
0.27
1:04AM
0.41
1:34PM
0.39
2:20AM
0.54
2:50PM
0.49
4:05AM
0.59
4:25PM
0.52
5:44AM
0.54
5:48PM
0.48
6:49AM
0.45
6:47PM
0.41

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

Wednesday
18
Thursday
19
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thu
26
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