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Hell ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Hell Surf Forecast / West Coast / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Wednesday 03 Mar 2021 SAST
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Hell surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Hell sea temperature is 14.5 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 19.0 max: 20.4 min: 18.0 °C)
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Hell surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Hell sea temperature is 14.5 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 19.0 max: 20.4 min: 18.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Hell (light winds from the N at Langebaanweg 34 km from Hell). 1.2m 14 s period swell from WSW

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34 km away, 48 min ago

Light
6 km/h
N
16.0
14.5
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Hell today?

The current surf forecast for Hell at 9AM is: 0.9m 14s primary swell from a West-southwest direction and 0.5m 20s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 03). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 3.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)3ft (0.9m)14s
Afternoon (03 Mar)4.5ft (1.4m)19s
Evening (03 Mar)8ft (2.4m)17s

Table - waves today at Hell. (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
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
13334325666533233455422
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
0.7
SW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.7
WSW
2.3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.1
WSW
2
WSW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1315141420191817161616151514141414131313121212
162393264357539108318053063331735433560330528902589222216971515142212301028907718625
10
SW
5
SW
5
SSE
5
SE
5
NW
20
WSW
25
SW
20
S
15
S
20
S
20
S
25
SSE
25
S
30
S
35
S
35
S
30
SSE
25
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
5
WSW
15
SW
25
SSW
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
glassoncross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglasscrosscross-
off
5:53AM
1.68
6:18PM
1.46
6:37AM
1.55
7:07PM
1.32
7:29AM
1.39
11:38PM
0.09
12:12PM
0.10
12:20AM
0.22
12:59PM
0.24
1:09AM
0.36
1:58PM
0.38

Note: the tide data above is for Cape St Martin which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Hell.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Hell blow from the SE

Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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