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

Overall: 3.3

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Bonza Bay Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape – Wild Coast / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Saturday 15 May 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Bonza Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bonza Bay sea temperature is 20.7 °C (Statistics for 15 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.4 max: 24.1 min: 21.2 °C)
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Bonza Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bonza Bay sea temperature is 20.7 °C (Statistics for 15 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.4 max: 24.1 min: 21.2 °C)

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

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Bonza Bay (light winds from the SE at East London/Buffalo City 11 km from Bonza Bay).

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2 h 49 min ago

Moderate
17 km/h
SE
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Bonza Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Bonza Bay at 8PM is: 1.6m 11s primary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm May 15). An open ocean swell of 0.3m 8s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (15 May)4.5ft (1.3m)12s
Afternoon (15 May)4.5ft (1.3m)11s
Evening (15 May)5ft (1.6m)11s

Table - waves today at Bonza Bay. (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
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
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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
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
S
2.1
SSW
1.6
S
2
SSW
2
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.9
SSW
2
SSW
2.1
SW
2.4
SW
1.7
S
2.1
S
2.2
S
2.1
S
2
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1
S
1
S
1
S
0.9
SSW
1
S
1
S
1
S
0.7
S
1
S
1
S
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
2.4
SW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
3
SW
1.8
SSW
3
SW
4
SW
5
SW
4
SW
4.5
SW
4
SW
4.5
SW
2.3
SSW
2.5
SSW
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10
SW
15
SSE
5
SSE
10
NNE
10
N
15
W
30
SW
25
W
30
WSW
25
SW
30
SW
25
WSW
25
W
20
W
20
W
15
W
15
WSW
20
SSW
15
SSW
5
W
10
NW
10
NNW
10
NNE
10
N
5
NNE
10
SE
10
ENE
10
NNE
10
NNW
10
NW
10
NNW
15
NNW
5
WSW
10
SSE
5
SSE
10
WSW
10
SW
10
WSW
5
WNW
5
WNW
15
SSW
15
SSW
15
SW
15
W
25
SW
25
WSW
20
WSW
10
WNW
10
SSW
10
SSE
5
SE
5
W
15
WSW
15
W
20
W
15
W
25
WSW
10
WSW
10
NE
20
NE
crosscross-
on
oncross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
oncross-
on
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
glasscross-
off
crosscross-
off
glassglasscrosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross
5:37PM
1.81
5:40AM
1.84
6:13PM
1.74
6:17AM
1.73
6:59PM
1.66
7:06AM
1.61
8:05PM
1.59
8:23AM
1.51
9:39PM
1.58
10:12AM
1.48
11:10PM
1.67
11:43AM
1.56
12:16AM
1.81
12:46PM
1.69
11:26AM
0.58
11:35PM
0.74
11:59AM
0.67
12:12AM
0.84
12:37PM
0.76
1:00AM
0.94
1:29PM
0.86
2:14AM
1.02
2:46PM
0.94
4:06AM
1.03
4:27PM
0.93
5:43AM
0.92
5:49PM
0.84
6:45AM
0.76
6:47PM
0.72

Note: the tide data above is for East London, South Africa which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Bonza Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Bonza Bay blow from the NW

Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
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light rain
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rain showers
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partially cloudy
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clear
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clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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clear
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