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

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Wednesday 18 May 2022 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 21.5 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.3 max: 23.8 min: 20.8 °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 21.5 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.3 max: 23.8 min: 20.8 °C)

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

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Bonza Bay (light winds from the SE at East London Airport 12 km from Bonza Bay).

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1 h 27 min ago

Light
7 km/h
SE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Bonza Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Bonza Bay at 3PM is: 0.5m 12s primary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm May 18). An open ocean swell of 0.7m 8s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 1.2m 7s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 May)2ft (0.6m)13s
Afternoon (18 May)1.5ft (0.5m)12s
Evening (18 May)1.5ft (0.5m)12s

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
Wednesday
18
Thursday
19
Friday
20
Saturday
21
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
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0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.9
E
0.6
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.9
SSW
0.9
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
2.3
SW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.5
S
1.5
S
2.3
SSW
1.6
SSW
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10
NNW
0
E
15
ENE
10
NNE
15
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
15
WSW
15
SSW
30
SSW
30
SW
25
WSW
25
SSW
20
SSW
25
S
25
SSW
25
SSW
20
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
15
WSW
15
SW
20
S
25
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
15
W
10
W
10
WNW
10
NW
0
NNW
5
SSE
0
N
5
WNW
10
NW
10
NW
5
NW
5
NNW
5
NNE
10
ESE
5
E
10
N
10
N
5
WNW
10
WNW
10
WSW
5
SW
15
SSW
30
SW
30
WSW
25
WSW
30
WSW
25
WSW
25
WSW
30
WSW
30
SW
35
SW
25
WSW
cross-
off
glasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglassonglassglassoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
onglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
5:19PM
2.00
5:34AM
2.03
6:05PM
1.91
6:21AM
1.87
7:00PM
1.80
7:17AM
1.70
8:09PM
1.70
8:34AM
1.55
9:39PM
1.65
10:16AM
1.49
11:10PM
1.68
11:45AM
1.53
12:18AM
1.77
12:48PM
1.61
11:05AM
0.41
11:18PM
0.54
11:46AM
0.51
12:05AM
0.67
12:32PM
0.64
1:01AM
0.82
1:28PM
0.78
2:18AM
0.94
2:44PM
0.89
4:08AM
0.99
4:23PM
0.93
5:49AM
0.93
5:48PM
0.89
6:52AM
0.83
6:46PM
0.81

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

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