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

Overall: 3.7

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Cave Rock Surf Forecast / Durban/KZN South / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Sunday 09 May 2021 SAST
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Cave Rock surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cave Rock sea temperature is 24.4 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.1 max: 26.0 min: 23.1 °C)
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Cave Rock surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Cave Rock sea temperature is 24.4 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.1 max: 26.0 min: 23.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Durban/KZN South

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Cave Rock (light winds from the WNW at Berea wx 10 km from Cave Rock).

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1 h 5 min ago

Light
6 km/h
WNW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Cave Rock today?

The current surf forecast for Cave Rock at 6AM is: 1.2m 6s primary swell from a South direction and 0.7m 10s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 01:00am May 09). An open ocean swell of 0.3m 6s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 May)7ft (2.2m)10s
Afternoon (09 May)7.5ft (2.3m)9s
Evening (09 May)8ft (2.4m)9s

Table - waves today at Cave Rock. (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
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
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
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
1.2
S
2
S
2.5
S
2.3
S
2.1
S
2.4
SSW
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
1.5
S
2.1
SSW
1.6
S
2
S
2.2
S
1.4
S
1.5
S
2
S
1.9
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.3
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.2
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
0.8
S
1.3
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1
S
1
S
0.9
SSW
0.8
S
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133133123694127598563710013132472413615059725732003238310901298221019511692147114521386135013501185113111218471225957602905643539446371365321843964940984945919881820796782673547513425359294274217157
15
SW
20
SW
20
SW
25
SW
30
SSW
35
S
30
SSW
15
SW
15
W
15
W
10
W
10
W
0
SE
25
S
25
SSE
5
SSW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
5
NW
10
ENE
15
NE
15
NE
10
N
10
W
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
5
ESE
35
SSW
30
SSW
20
SSW
15
SSW
5
SW
5
WNW
10
NW
20
NE
25
NE
25
NE
20
NNE
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
10
N
15
NNE
20
NE
15
NNE
10
NNW
10
WNW
5
WNW
10
NW
10
NW
5
NE
15
NE
15
NE
10
N
5
WNW
10
NW
10
WNW
10
NW
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glassoffoffoffoffcrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
offcrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offoffcrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoff
2:31AM
1.81
2:48PM
1.74
2:59AM
1.88
3:16PM
1.80
3:26AM
1.93
3:42PM
1.83
3:53AM
1.94
4:10PM
1.84
4:20AM
1.92
4:37PM
1.81
4:47AM
1.86
5:06PM
1.77
5:15AM
1.78
5:36PM
1.70
5:45AM
1.68
8:20PM
0.46
8:44AM
0.38
8:49PM
0.38
9:11AM
0.31
9:17PM
0.33
9:38AM
0.27
9:44PM
0.30
10:05AM
0.26
10:11PM
0.31
10:32AM
0.29
10:39PM
0.35
10:59AM
0.33
11:08PM
0.42
11:27AM
0.40
11:39PM
0.50

Note: the tide data above is for Durban, South Africa which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Cave Rock.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Cave Rock blow from the NW

Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
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clear
clear
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clear
clear
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cloudy
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