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Doughnuts Backreef Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Sunday 28 Feb 2021 SAST
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Doughnuts Backreef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Doughnuts Backreef sea temperature is 22.8 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 22.9 max: 23.9 min: 21.4 °C)
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Doughnuts Backreef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Doughnuts Backreef sea temperature is 22.8 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 22.9 max: 23.9 min: 21.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Eastern Cape (S)

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Doughnuts Backreef (moderate winds from the ENE at Port Elizabeth 12 km from Doughnuts Backreef). 2.6m 8 s period wind swell from E

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1 h 56 min ago

Moderate
24 km/h
ENE
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Doughnuts Backreef today?

The current surf forecast for Doughnuts Backreef at 1AM is: 0.9m 12s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.1m 17s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm February 28). An open ocean swell of 2.3m 8s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (01 Mar)2.5ft (0.7m)12s
Afternoon (01 Mar)1.5ft (0.5m)11s
Evening (01 Mar)1.5ft (0.4m)11s

Table - waves today at Doughnuts Backreef. (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
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
01100000011000001112010
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.4
SW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
1212121212121211111111101010101313131212121212
392318254186179140104986947464342352041636810410375103101
40
E
35
ENE
35
ENE
30
ENE
30
ENE
25
ENE
30
ENE
40
E
40
ENE
20
NE
5
S
10
SW
5
NNE
15
NE
20
ENE
10
ESE
5
SSE
5
WNW
15
WSW
5
SSW
10
W
15
W
25
WSW
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
crossonglasscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
4:42PM
1.73
5:03AM
1.85
5:16PM
1.70
5:38AM
1.83
5:52PM
1.63
6:14AM
1.74
10:49PM
-0.10
11:14AM
-0.03
11:22PM
-0.08
11:50AM
0.02
11:57PM
0.01

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 Doughnuts Backreef blow from the N

Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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