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Kosi Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.7

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Kosi Bay Surf Forecast / KZN North / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Tuesday 18 May 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Kosi Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Kosi Bay sea temperature is 24.8 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.4 max: 25.4 min: 23.3 °C)
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Kosi Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Kosi Bay sea temperature is 24.8 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.4 max: 25.4 min: 23.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Kosi Bay (moderate winds from the NE at ASCAT33E27S 42 km from Kosi Bay).

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42 km away, 3 h 17 min ago

Moderate
26 km/h
NE
22.6
24.8
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Kosi Bay today?

The current surf forecast for Kosi Bay at 11PM is: 1.1m 12s primary swell from a South direction and 0.5m 9s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm May 18). An open ocean swell of 0.6m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 May)--
Afternoon (18 May)4ft (1.2m)12s
Evening (18 May)4ft (1.2m)12s

Table - waves today at Kosi 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
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wed
26
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.6
S
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
1
ENE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
1
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
1.6
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.8
SSE
0.9
S
1.8
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.2
E
1.3
ESE
1.3
S
1.2
S
1
S
1
S
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.4
ESE
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.4
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.6
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.9
E
1.9
E
1.9
ESE
1.9
ESE
1.9
ESE
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15
NE
20
NE
20
NNE
15
N
20
N
20
NNW
30
N
30
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
N
25
N
30
N
30
N
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
NNE
30
N
30
N
25
NNW
10
W
20
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
25
S
20
S
25
SSW
35
SE
15
SSE
20
SSW
20
SSE
20
SE
15
SE
10
SE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SSE
5
WSW
10
ENE
15
ENE
10
ENE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
10
N
15
NNE
20
NE
15
NE
15
N
15
N
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
ononononcross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
7:43PM
1.53
8:10AM
1.48
9:12PM
1.47
9:54AM
1.42
10:59PM
1.53
11:36AM
1.49
12:16AM
1.70
12:43PM
1.64
1:10AM
1.90
1:33PM
1.82
1:56AM
2.08
2:17PM
1.98
2:38AM
2.22
2:58PM
2.10
1:56AM
0.76
2:37PM
0.74
3:37AM
0.83
4:21PM
0.75
5:27AM
0.75
5:49PM
0.64
6:38AM
0.57
6:50PM
0.47
7:29AM
0.38
7:38PM
0.29
8:12AM
0.21
8:22PM
0.14
8:53AM
0.08
9:04PM
0.03

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 Kosi Bay blow from the NW

Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wed
26
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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