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Factory Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Factory Point Surf Forecast / Swakopmund / Namibia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Tuesday 11 May 2021 CAT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Factory Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Factory Point sea temperature is 16.8 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.5 max: 19.1 min: 15.1 °C)
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Factory Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Factory Point sea temperature is 16.8 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.5 max: 19.1 min: 15.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Swakopmund

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Factory Point (calm at Swakopmund 117 km from Factory Point).

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How big are the waves at Factory Point today?

The current surf forecast for Factory Point at 1AM is: 0.8m 12s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.5m 15s secondary swell from a South direction, 0.8m 8s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (CAT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (12 May)2.5ft (0.8m)12s
Afternoon (12 May)3ft (0.9m)12s
Evening (12 May)3ft (0.9m)12s

Table - waves today at Factory Point. (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
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
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T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T zimbabwe.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
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0.7
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.6
SSW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.6
SW
0.9
SW
1
SW
1.1
SW
1.4
SW
1.5
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
WSW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
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15
SW
10
SE
15
ESE
15
SE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SW
15
SSW
20
SSE
20
SE
15
SE
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
SE
5
SSW
15
SSW
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SE
10
SE
10
SSE
10
WSW
15
SSW
15
SSE
15
SE
10
SE
10
SSE
10
SE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SE
20
SE
15
SSE
15
SE
15
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SE
15
SE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSW
20
SSE
25
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
3:31PM
1.34
3:39AM
1.31
4:01PM
1.33
4:11AM
1.28
4:33PM
1.30
4:44AM
1.24
5:05PM
1.25
5:19AM
1.18
5:41PM
1.20
5:58AM
1.12
6:23PM
1.14
6:45AM
1.05
7:13PM
1.09
7:46AM
1.00
8:17PM
1.07
9:36PM
0.21
9:49AM
0.15
10:08PM
0.22
10:20AM
0.18
10:40PM
0.25
10:53AM
0.24
11:15PM
0.30
11:27AM
0.30
11:53PM
0.35
12:06PM
0.36
12:38AM
0.41
12:53PM
0.43
1:36AM
0.45
1:54PM
0.47

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 Factory Point blow from the E

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
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