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

Overall: 3.5

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Donkin Bay Surf Forecast / West Coast / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Monday 01 Mar 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Donkin Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Donkin Bay sea temperature is 14.7 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 18.4 max: 19.8 min: 17.2 °C)
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Donkin Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Donkin Bay sea temperature is 14.7 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 18.4 max: 19.8 min: 17.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for West Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Donkin Bay (calm at LambertsBay 26 km from Donkin Bay). 0.9m 12 s period swell from SSW

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26 km away, 2 h 8 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
E
12.6
14.7
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Donkin Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Donkin Bay at 7AM is: 0.7m 11s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.3m 15s secondary swell from a Southwest direction, 0.3m 3s secondary swell from a Northwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 01). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 2.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (01 Mar)2.5ft (0.7m)11s
Afternoon (01 Mar)1.5ft (0.4m)14s
Evening (01 Mar)1.5ft (0.4m)13s

Table - waves today at Donkin 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
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
22111000022220122234433
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
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.8
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
1
SW
1
SW
1
SW
0.9
WSW
0.9
SW
1.2
SW
0.9
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.9
WSW
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228195135123824965888215812617811215132631631626830559760612742268
10
N
5
NNW
5
N
5
NNE
5
WNW
10
SW
10
SW
15
NW
15
WNW
5
NW
5
NW
5
NNW
10
WSW
20
SW
20
SSW
15
SW
10
SW
5
SW
0
SW
0
SSW
10
SW
15
SW
20
SW
cross-
on
glasscrosscrossglasscrosscross-
on
onononglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrossglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross
4:34AM
1.90
4:54PM
1.74
5:12AM
1.86
5:34PM
1.67
5:52AM
1.77
10:21PM
-0.03
10:49AM
-0.03
10:58PM
0.01
11:28AM
0.01
11:37PM
0.10
12:10PM
0.11

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Donkin Bay blow from the ESE

Monday
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Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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