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Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Bay of Plenty Surf Forecast / Durban/KZN South / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Tuesday 03 Aug 2021 SAST
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Bay of Plenty surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bay of Plenty sea temperature is 20.3 °C (Statistics for 03 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 21.3 max: 22.0 min: 20.1 °C)
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Bay of Plenty surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bay of Plenty sea temperature is 20.3 °C (Statistics for 03 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 21.3 max: 22.0 min: 20.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Durban/KZN South

  1. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind reported 26 km from Bay of Plenty (light winds from the NNW at Durban Shaka 26 km from Bay of Plenty).

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26 km away, 1 h 5 min ago

Light
11 km/h
NNW
15.0
20.3
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Bay of Plenty today?

The current surf forecast for Bay of Plenty at 9AM is: 1.4m 12s primary swell from a South direction and 0.5m 9s secondary swell from a East direction, 1.0m 5s secondary swell from a East-northeast direction (forecast issued at 07:00am August 03). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Aug)4.5ft (1.4m)12s
Afternoon (03 Aug)4ft (1.2m)11s
Evening (03 Aug)7ft (2.2m)7s

Table - waves today at Bay of Plenty. (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
Tuesday
03
Wednesday
04
Thursday
05
Friday
06
Saturday
07
Sunday
08
Monday
09
Tuesday
10
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
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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
1.6
SSE
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
2
ENE
2.2
ENE
3
NE
2.3
NE
2.3
NE
2
NE
1.8
NE
1.4
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.9
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.8
NE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.1
ENE
1
E
0.9
ENE
1.5
SSW
0.8
E
1.3
S
1.4
SSW
1.1
S
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.8
E
0.8
E
1.6
NE
1.5
ENE
1.2
ENE
2.5
S
2.5
S
3
S
3.5
S
3.5
S
3.5
S
4
SSW
3.5
SSW
2.3
S
2.1
S
1.9
S
1.8
S
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20
NNE
20
NNE
25
NNE
35
ENE
35
NE
30
NNE
15
NNE
10
NNW
10
NNW
5
NNW
10
ENE
15
NE
15
NE
10
N
10
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
W
15
NE
20
NE
20
NE
20
NNE
20
NNE
15
NNE
10
N
10
N
20
NE
20
NE
25
SSW
30
SW
25
SW
20
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
15
S
20
S
15
SSE
5
WSW
10
NW
10
NNW
10
N
15
N
20
NE
20
NE
20
NE
15
N
10
NNW
35
SSW
35
SW
35
SW
40
SSW
45
S
45
S
35
SSW
25
SSW
15
SW
10
SSW
5
SW
10
E
20
ENE
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
crossglassoncross-
on
12:19PM
1.26
12:48AM
1.41
1:35PM
1.37
1:49AM
1.50
2:23PM
1.51
2:33AM
1.61
3:00PM
1.65
3:09AM
1.72
3:34PM
1.78
3:43AM
1.80
4:06PM
1.89
4:15AM
1.87
4:38PM
1.96
4:47AM
1.90
6:05AM
0.85
6:20PM
0.86
7:22AM
0.76
7:35PM
0.77
8:11AM
0.63
8:25PM
0.65
8:48AM
0.51
9:04PM
0.53
9:21AM
0.39
9:39PM
0.42
9:53AM
0.29
10:13PM
0.34
10:24AM
0.22
10:45PM
0.29
10:55AM
0.18

Note: the tide data above is for Durban, South Africa which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Bay of Plenty.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Bay of Plenty blow from the WNW

Tuesday
03
Wednesday
04
Thursday
05
Friday
06
Saturday
07
Sunday
08
Monday
09
Tuesday
10
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