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East Pier (Port Alfred) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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East Pier (Port Alfred) Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Friday 16 Apr 2021 SAST
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East Pier (Port Alfred) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's East Pier (Port Alfred) sea temperature is 19.7 °C (Statistics for 16 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 22.6 max: 24.3 min: 21.1 °C)
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East Pier (Port Alfred) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's East Pier (Port Alfred) sea temperature is 19.7 °C (Statistics for 16 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 22.6 max: 24.3 min: 21.1 °C)

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

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-shore wind 4 km from Fence (Port Elizabeth) has fallen light (light winds from the S at Port Elizabeth Airport). Waves should be turning clean at Fence (Port Elizabeth).

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1 h 44 min ago

Light
9 km/h
SSW
Clean
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How big are the waves at East Pier (Port Alfred) today?

The current surf forecast for East Pier (Port Alfred) at 4AM is: 3.0m 11s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 3.0m 10s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am April 16). An open ocean swell of 0.3m 11s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 11.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (16 Apr)10ft (3.0m)11s
Afternoon (16 Apr)10ft (3.0m)11s
Evening (16 Apr)8ft (2.5m)11s

Table - waves today at East Pier (Port Alfred). (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
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
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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
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
2.5
S
2.4
S
1.9
S
1.7
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.2
S
1
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.8
SE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
1.5
SSE
2.1
SE
2.3
SE
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.9
S
1.8
S
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
2.1
ESE
2.5
ESE
1.6
SSW
1.5
S
3
ESE
3
ESE
3
ESE
1.3
SSW
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
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40
SSW
35
SSW
20
S
15
SSE
15
ESE
20
ESE
25
E
25
ENE
30
NE
35
NE
30
NE
30
NE
30
NE
30
ENE
35
ENE
30
NE
25
NE
20
NE
15
NNE
10
N
5
ENE
10
ESE
15
ENE
10
NNE
10
NNW
10
NW
35
WSW
30
WSW
25
S
30
SSE
30
SE
35
ESE
30
E
30
E
35
E
35
ENE
40
ENE
40
E
40
ENE
35
NE
20
ENE
15
NE
10
N
10
NE
15
ENE
20
E
25
ESE
20
E
25
E
15
SE
15
ESE
25
ESE
25
E
25
E
30
ESE
25
E
15
E
35
ESE
15
ENE
10
NE
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
onononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
ononononcross-
on
onononononcross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross
5:31AM
1.47
5:48PM
1.34
5:57AM
1.37
6:17PM
1.24
6:27AM
1.26
6:54PM
1.13
7:08AM
1.14
7:58PM
1.02
8:27AM
1.02
10:20PM
0.99
11:02AM
1.02
12:12AM
1.12
12:31PM
1.14
1:05AM
1.30
11:22PM
0.23
11:43AM
0.23
11:48PM
0.32
12:11PM
0.33
12:17AM
0.43
12:45PM
0.44
12:54AM
0.55
1:37PM
0.55
2:02AM
0.67
3:25PM
0.63
4:44AM
0.70
5:37PM
0.57
6:28AM
0.56
6:44PM
0.43
7:20AM
0.37

Note: the tide data above is for Port Alfred which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for East Pier (Port Alfred).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at East Pier (Port Alfred) blow from the WNW

Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
partially cloudy
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