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Dairy Beach (New Pier) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Dairy Beach (New Pier) Surf Forecast / Durban/KZN South / South Africa

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Friday 07 May 2021 SAST
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Dairy Beach (New Pier) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Dairy Beach (New Pier) sea temperature is 24.5 °C (Statistics for 07 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.2 max: 26.0 min: 22.9 °C)
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Dairy Beach (New Pier) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Dairy Beach (New Pier) sea temperature is 24.5 °C (Statistics for 07 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.2 max: 26.0 min: 22.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Durban/KZN South

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Dairy Beach (New Pier) (calm at Berea wx 4 km from Dairy Beach (New Pier)).

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Actual: 51 min ago

Calm
5 km/h
E
Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Dairy Beach (New Pier) this week:

The surf forecast for Dairy Beach (New Pier) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Saturday (May 08) at 2AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.9m and 10s period with a secondary swell of 0.5m and 8s. Another secondary swell of 0.9m and 6s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Dairy Beach (New Pier) in the next 12 days are 2.3m 14s and forecast to arrive on Monday (May 10) at 11PM. Winds are predicted to be glassy at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 2.3m 9s period and expected on Sunday (May 09) at 8PM.

Wave TypeTime (SAST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 2AM (Sat 8th May)3ft (0.9m) 10s
Best Surf 8PM (Mon 10th May)7ft (2.1m) 14s
Most Powerful11PM (Mon 10th May)7.5ft (2.3m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Dairy Beach (New Pier) over the next 12 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
001111131145552025023554000114330202
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.204.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.228.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.252.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.276.cc23
1.1
ESE
1.1
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.6
E
0.8
ESE
0.8
E
2.2
S
1.1
S
0.6
E
1.9
S
2.1
S
1.9
S
1.8
S
1
S
0.3
E
1.2
S
1.9
S
0.3
ENE
0.8
S
1.5
S
1.9
S
2.2
S
2
S
0.3
ENE
0.9
NE
0.9
ENE
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
0.4
E
0.9
S
0.4
E
0.6
S
10101010101010971012131615171071410161615151494671213121212111114
245246176117751331257251166910981514181115255721714715041830510931589204014621626531354467475844644418841150
25
NE
20
NE
10
N
0
ESE
20
SSW
20
WSW
15
SW
25
SSW
15
W
20
SSW
15
S
5
W
5
ESE
10
NE
10
NW
20
S
20
S
5
WSW
5
ESE
15
NE
5
NW
5
SSE
5
SSE
10
NW
15
NE
10
NNE
45
SW
25
SSW
30
SSW
20
WSW
20
SSW
10
S
5
W
0
SSW
5
SSE
15
WSW
ononcross-
on
glasscross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
glassoncrosscross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
oncrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crossononoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
1:48PM
1.55
2:01AM
1.71
2:20PM
1.65
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
6:10PM
1.62
6:20AM
1.56
6:53PM
1.53
7:05AM
1.44
7:54PM
1.44
7:49PM
0.56
8:16AM
0.47
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
11:58AM
0.49
12:15AM
0.61
12:35PM
0.58
1:02AM
0.72
1:24PM
0.68
2:12AM
0.82

Note: the tide data above is for Durban, South Africa which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Dairy Beach (New Pier).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Dairy Beach (New Pier) blow from the SW

Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
rain showers
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
some cloudssome cloudsrisk thund- dersome cloudsrain shwrsrisk thund- dersome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearsome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsclearsome cloudsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsclearclearsome clouds
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6:28--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:30--6:31--6:31--6:31--6:33--6:33--6:33--6:33--
-5:15--5:15--5:14--5:14--5:13--5:12--5:12--5:10--5:09--5:09--5:08--5:08-

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 21mm), heaviest during Sat night. Warm (max 23°C on Fri morning, min 18°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 22°C on Mon morning, min 18°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 23°C on Sat afternoon, min 18°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the ESE on Thu morning, strong winds from the SW by Sat night).

Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 18mm), heaviest on Mon morning. Warm (max 21°C on Sun morning, min 16°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Sun afternoon, calm by Tue morning).

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Information about the Dairy Beach (New Pier) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Dairy Beach (New Pier) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Dairy Beach (New Pier) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Dairy Beach (New Pier) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Dairy Beach (New Pier)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Dairy Beach (New Pier) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast? If you are looking for accommodation near Dairy Beach (New Pier), camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, consider staying in Durban which is 5 km (3 miles) away. Other places in and around Durban/KwaZulu-Natal South Coast where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Glenwood which is 6 km (4 miles) away, Kwamashu, Umhlanga and Mount Edgecombe.