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Rame Head ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Rame Head Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape – Wild Coast / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Tuesday 02 Mar 2021 SAST
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Rame Head surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rame Head sea temperature is 25.5 °C (Statistics for 02 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 24.9 max: 26.4 min: 24.3 °C)
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Rame Head surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rame Head sea temperature is 25.5 °C (Statistics for 02 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 24.9 max: 26.4 min: 24.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Eastern Cape - Wild Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Rame Head (light winds from the NNE at Coffee Bay 27 km from Rame Head). 0.5m 11 s period swell from SSW with 2.8m 7 s period wind swell from NE

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27 km away, 2 h 38 min ago

Light
6 km/h
NNE
17.8
25.5
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Rame Head this week:

The surf forecast for Rame Head over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Mar 02) at 8AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 2.5m and 7s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 11s. Another secondary swell of 0.2m and 13s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Rame Head in the next 7 days are 3.0m 8s and forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Mar 02) at 8PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.8m 4s period and expected on Thursday (Mar 04) at 11AM.

Wave TypeTime (SAST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 8AM (Tue 2nd Mar)8ft (2.5m) 7s
Best Surf 2AM (Thu 4th Mar)6ft (1.9m) 10s
Most Powerful 8PM (Tue 2nd Mar)10ft (3.0m) 8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Rame Head 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
00320433322100344332334
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
2.4
ENE
3
ENE
2.4
ENE
2
ENE
2.1
ENE
1.9
ENE
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.7
E
0.9
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
1.5
SSW
788810101010109991616151414141313131312
611953745549795671431369307211207168234357653585549421421285215212639
25
ENE
35
ENE
10
N
15
ENE
20
ENE
10
WSW
15
SSW
20
SW
10
SSW
10
SSE
10
ESE
10
ENE
20
ENE
25
ENE
10
NNE
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
WSW
15
SSW
15
SSE
5
SW
10
SW
20
SW
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossoncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
5:52PM
1.65
6:15AM
1.76
6:27PM
1.54
6:52AM
1.62
7:06PM
1.39
7:33AM
1.44
7:51PM
1.22
8:28AM
1.24
9:07PM
1.06
10:18AM
1.09
11:57PM
1.02
12:50PM
1.13
1:39AM
1.17
11:51AM
0.01
11:58PM
-0.02
12:27PM
0.11
12:33AM
0.10
1:06PM
0.25
1:12AM
0.27
1:50PM
0.42
2:00AM
0.46
2:56PM
0.59
3:25AM
0.64
5:20PM
0.67
6:20AM
0.66
7:20PM
0.55
7:49AM
0.52

Note: the tide data above is for Ebalow which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Rame Head.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Rame Head blow from the W

Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tue
09
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
light rain
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clearclearclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- dercloudysome cloudslight rainsome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsrisk thund- derrisk thund- dersome cloudsrisk thund- derlight rainrisk thund- derrisk thund- der
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2627232627242525242223232324232424232323222121
2126222426222424232223222223212324222223222121
2627232627242525242223232324232424232323222121
5:52--5:52--5:54--5:54--5:54--5:56--5:56--5:58-
-6:35--6:34--6:32--6:31--6:30--6:29--6:28--6:27

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Tue afternoon, min 21°C on Tue morning). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the ENE on Tue afternoon, calm by Wed morning).

Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Mon night. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Sat afternoon, min 21°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Rame Head Surf forecast

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

Rame Head is 26 km (16 miles) from the city of Port Saint Johns. If you plan a holiday in Eastern Cape - Wild Coast, look for hotels and other accommodation in Port Saint Johns. Port Saint Johns has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.