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Jacobs Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Jacobs Bay Surf Forecast / West Coast / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Wednesday 03 Mar 2021 SAST
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Jacobs Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Jacobs Bay sea temperature is 13.3 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 19.2 max: 20.6 min: 18.1 °C)
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Jacobs Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Jacobs Bay sea temperature is 13.3 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 19.2 max: 20.6 min: 18.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Jacobs Bay (calm at Cape Columbine Lighthouse 16 km from Jacobs Bay). 1.4m 14 s period swell from SW

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16 km away, 3 h 41 min ago

Calm
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15.6
13.3
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Jacobs Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Jacobs Bay at 9AM is: 1.4m 14s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.9m 20s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 03). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 4.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)4.5ft (1.4m)14s
Afternoon (03 Mar)7ft (2.1m)18s
Evening (03 Mar)11ft (3.5m)17s

Table - waves today at Jacobs Bay. (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
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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
0.9
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
WSW
2
WSW
3
WSW
3.5
WSW
4
WSW
4
SW
4
SW
4
SW
4
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.3
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.4
SW
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10
WSW
5
SW
5
SSW
5
SSE
5
SW
20
WSW
25
SW
20
SSW
20
SSE
25
SSE
25
S
25
SSE
30
SSE
30
S
35
S
35
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
10
SSE
10
S
20
SSW
25
SSW
oncross-
on
crossglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross
5:52AM
1.63
6:17PM
1.41
6:36AM
1.50
7:06PM
1.28
7:28AM
1.35
11:37PM
0.08
12:11PM
0.10
12:19AM
0.20
12:58PM
0.23
1:08AM
0.35
1:57PM
0.37

Note: the tide data above is for Saldanha which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Jacobs Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Jacobs Bay blow from the E

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