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Kelso (Happy Wanderers) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 4.4

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Kelso (Happy Wanderers) Surf Forecast / Durban/KZN South / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Sunday 16 May 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Kelso (Happy Wanderers) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Kelso (Happy Wanderers) sea temperature is 24.5 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 23.7 max: 24.8 min: 22.7 °C)
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Kelso (Happy Wanderers) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Kelso (Happy Wanderers) sea temperature is 24.5 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 23.7 max: 24.8 min: 22.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Durban/KZN South

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Kelso (Happy Wanderers) (moderate winds from the SSW at PenningtonSouth 18 km from Kelso (Happy Wanderers)).

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How big are the waves at Kelso (Happy Wanderers) today?

The current surf forecast for Kelso (Happy Wanderers) at 5PM is: 1.9m 7s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.3m 10s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm May 16). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 7s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (16 May)4ft (1.2m)12s
Afternoon (16 May)3.5ft (1.1m)11s
Evening (16 May)7ft (2.1m)7s

Table - waves today at Kelso (Happy Wanderers). (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
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
1.9
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.9
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.5
S
1.8
S
2
S
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1.2
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.6
SSW
1
SSW
1.8
S
1.8
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
S
1.8
S
1.8
S
1
SSW
1.6
S
1.4
SSW
1.1
S
1.2
SSW
1.1
S
1
S
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35
SSW
35
S
30
S
25
SW
20
SW
20
SW
15
SW
20
SW
20
SSW
20
SSE
15
S
10
SW
5
WNW
10
NW
5
NNW
10
NNW
20
NE
25
NE
25
NE
15
N
10
NNW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
15
NE
20
NE
20
NNE
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
15
NE
20
ENE
15
ENE
10
SSW
40
SW
25
SW
15
WSW
10
WSW
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSW
15
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SSW
5
SSE
5
WNW
5
WNW
10
WNW
5
WNW
5
NW
15
ENE
25
NE
30
NE
25
NNE
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
glasscrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
ononcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crossglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassononcross-
on
cross-
on
6:09PM
1.42
6:19AM
1.42
6:51PM
1.32
7:04AM
1.31
7:51PM
1.23
8:12AM
1.20
9:24PM
1.20
9:57AM
1.15
11:06PM
1.27
11:37AM
1.22
12:18AM
1.42
12:44PM
1.34
1:10AM
1.59
1:35PM
1.47
11:59AM
0.32
12:11AM
0.44
12:37PM
0.41
12:54AM
0.54
1:28PM
0.51
2:00AM
0.65
2:45PM
0.58
3:47AM
0.68
4:25PM
0.58
5:32AM
0.60
5:48PM
0.49
6:41AM
0.44
6:48PM
0.36
7:32AM
0.27
7:37PM
0.22

Note: the tide data above is for Umkomaas which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Kelso (Happy Wanderers).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Kelso (Happy Wanderers) blow from the WSW

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