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

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Tuesday 06 Dec 2022 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 23.6 °C (Statistics for 06 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 24.0 max: 25.3 min: 22.7 °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 23.6 °C (Statistics for 06 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 24.0 max: 25.3 min: 22.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Durban/KZN South

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Bay of Plenty (calm at Mount Edgecombe 15 km from Bay of Plenty).

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2 h 20 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
ESE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Bay of Plenty today?

The current surf forecast for Bay of Plenty at 10PM is: 1.1m 8s primary swell from a South direction and 0.8m 9s secondary swell from a East-southeast direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm December 06). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 Dec)--
Afternoon (06 Dec)4ft (1.2m)8s
Evening (06 Dec)3.5ft (1.1m)8s

Table - waves today at Bay of Plenty. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Tuesday
06
Wednesday
07
Thursday
08
Friday
09
Saturday
10
Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wed
14
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
Rating
(10 max)
012210000223332001321100000121001222220001132000001000000144
Swell
Height Map
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.3.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.9.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.15.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.21.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.39.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.45.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.63.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.69.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.87.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.93.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.111.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.117.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.135.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.141.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.159.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.165.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.183.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.189.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.1
SSE
1
S
0.9
SSE
1.3
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.4
NE
2
NE
1.7
NE
1.7
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.2
E
1.4
E
1.5
E
1.6
ENE
1.3
E
1.3
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.1
E
1.3
E
1.4
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
2.1
ENE
1.6
E
2
ENE
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.6
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.6
ENE
0.6
S
1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.7
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.9
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.4
ENE
2.2
ENE
2.4
ENE
2.5
ENE
2.5
ENE
2.5
ENE
Period(s) (?)88899995667677777777667666677777888999910999991899667777678888
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)16916517719021116513286103152337226237210200142187208232145134108104106131176233247262430285440341310351348356311332354339293415474391227436463237194326189158198156458637886954982
Wind
(km/h)
15
ESE
10
ENE
10
NNE
10
N
15
NNE
25
NNE
30
NE
30
ENE
25
NNE
10
N
15
NNE
5
NNE
5
N
5
ENE
15
ENE
25
ENE
25
ENE
15
NE
10
N
10
NNW
10
NNE
15
NNE
25
ENE
30
NE
30
NE
30
NE
30
NE
25
NNE
15
NNE
15
NE
25
ENE
25
ENE
20
NE
15
NE
15
NE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NE
20
ENE
25
ENE
20
ENE
20
NE
25
NNE
10
N
15
NNE
30
NE
35
ENE
35
ENE
30
NE
30
NE
25
NE
25
NNE
25
NNE
30
NE
35
NE
45
NE
35
NE
35
NNE
15
N
10
NW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
glassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:42PM
1.89
3:03AM
1.75
3:14PM
1.92
3:35AM
1.78
3:45PM
1.92
4:07AM
1.79
4:15PM
1.89
4:39AM
1.78
4:46PM
1.84
5:12AM
1.74
5:17PM
1.76
5:46AM
1.69
5:49PM
1.67
6:22AM
1.64
6:24PM
1.57
Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:59PM
0.36
9:03AM
0.40
9:30PM
0.33
9:35AM
0.39
10:01PM
0.32
10:07AM
0.41
10:31PM
0.33
10:39AM
0.45
11:02PM
0.37
11:12AM
0.51
11:32PM
0.43
11:47AM
0.59
12:05AM
0.50
12:25PM
0.68
12:41AM
0.58

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
06
Wednesday
07
Thursday
08
Friday
09
Saturday
10
Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wed
14
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C222121202022242424232222222425252524222122232626252423222224262625242322222324252423222222242525242423232324262625242323
Feels °C (?)212122201920212224242224242726252626242324252624242322212325262626262423232424252524212323232323232322232323232223222526
Sunrise----4:47-------4:47-------4:47-------4:48-------4:48-------4:48-------4:48-------
Sunset6:45-------6:45-------6:46-------6:47-------6:47-------6:49-------6:50-------6:50---

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