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Quality on a good day: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Tuesday 02 Mar 2021 SAST
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Hamburg (Port Alfred) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Hamburg (Port Alfred) sea temperature is 23.0 °C (Statistics for 02 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 23.9 max: 24.8 min: 22.5 °C)
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Hamburg (Port Alfred) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Hamburg (Port Alfred) sea temperature is 23.0 °C (Statistics for 02 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 23.9 max: 24.8 min: 22.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-onshore wind has turned cross-shore at Hamburg (Port Alfred) (light winds from the E at East London Airport 43 km from Hamburg (Port Alfred)). 2.9m 8 s period wind swell from ENE

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43 km away, 47 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
E
29.0
23.0
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Hamburg (Port Alfred) this week:

The surf forecast for Hamburg (Port Alfred) over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Mar 03) at 2AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.4m and 13s period. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Hamburg (Port Alfred) in the next 7 days are 3.5m 9s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Mar 09) at 8AM. Winds are predicted to be onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 3.0m 8s period and expected on Tuesday (Mar 02) at 2PM.

Wave TypeTime (SAST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 2AM (Wed 3rd Mar)1.5ft (0.4m) 13s
Best Surf 2AM (Tue 9th Mar)10ft (3.0m) 8s
Most Powerful 8AM (Tue 9th Mar)11ft (3.5m) 9s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Hamburg (Port Alfred) over the next 7 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
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tue
09
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
0010010333010031033011112
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.174.cc23
0.3
SSW
0.2
SSE
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
1.1
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SSW
1.2
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
3
S
3
SSE
2.4
SSE
1012131214131716151413121616151414131312898
2115635312110318858177761245126029868839768756963433037114631400753
25
ENE
40
ENE
10
N
20
SSW
20
SSW
15
WSW
20
SSW
10
SSE
10
WSW
10
E
25
E
25
ENE
45
ENE
45
ENE
20
NNE
30
WSW
30
SSW
15
WSW
10
SSE
20
ESE
10
WSW
15
SSE
15
S
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
oncrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
on
crossoncross-
on
crossoncross-
on
5:52PM
1.58
6:14AM
1.69
6:28PM
1.46
6:52AM
1.56
7:08PM
1.32
7:36AM
1.38
7:57PM
1.16
8:35AM
1.20
9:21PM
1.01
10:31AM
1.07
12:07AM
1.01
12:50PM
1.11
1:38AM
1.15
1:56PM
1.24
11:51AM
0.01
11:57PM
-0.01
12:28PM
0.11
12:33AM
0.12
1:08PM
0.25
1:13AM
0.28
1:55PM
0.41
2:04AM
0.46
3:08PM
0.57
3:38AM
0.63
5:32PM
0.62
6:24AM
0.62
7:19PM
0.51
7:47AM
0.49

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 Hamburg (Port Alfred) blow from the NNW

Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tue
09
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
moderate rain
light rain
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5:58--6:00--6:00--6:01--6:01--6:03--6:03--6:03-
-6:44--6:43--6:42--6:39--6:38--6:37--6:36--6:35

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Tue morning, min 21°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ENE on Tue afternoon, calm by Fri morning).

Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Tue morning. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Sat morning, min 18°C on Tue morning). Mainly strong winds.

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Information about the Hamburg (Port Alfred) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Hamburg (Port Alfred) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Hamburg (Port Alfred) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Hamburg (Port Alfred) 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 (Hamburg (Port Alfred)) 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 Hamburg (Port Alfred) 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.

Hamburg (Port Alfred) is 47 km (29 miles) from the city of Bisho. If you plan a holiday in Eastern Cape (South), look for hotels and other accommodation in Bisho. Bisho has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.