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Richards Bay South Pier Surf Forecast / KZN North / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Thursday 04 Mar 2021 SAST
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Richards Bay South Pier surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Richards Bay South Pier sea temperature is 26.8 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 26.4 max: 27.6 min: 25.2 °C)
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Richards Bay South Pier surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Richards Bay South Pier sea temperature is 26.8 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 26.4 max: 27.6 min: 25.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Richards Bay South Pier (light winds from the NNW at Richards Bay 9 km from Richards Bay South Pier). 1.8m 10 s period swell from E

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1 h 17 min ago

Light
6 km/h
NNW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Richards Bay South Pier today?

The current surf forecast for Richards Bay South Pier at 6AM is: 1.7m 10s primary swell from a East direction and 0.3m 15s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 04). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 4.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (04 Mar)5.5ft (1.7m)10s
Afternoon (04 Mar)5ft (1.6m)10s
Evening (04 Mar)5ft (1.6m)10s

Table - waves today at Richards Bay South Pier. (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
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
44444222333211122122111
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
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
0.6
E
0.7
E
1
E
1
E
0.8
E
0.9
E
1010101010101010101099999991616991515
625625557557546480480470414400392341288282241198192183236148145291352
5
NNW
10
NNW
5
NW
5
NNW
10
ESE
15
ESE
15
E
10
NE
15
N
10
N
5
WNW
10
SW
15
SSW
15
SSW
20
SSE
10
SSW
10
S
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
ESE
15
E
20
E
cross-
off
offoffglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcrosscross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
6:49AM
1.87
7:01PM
1.68
7:28AM
1.67
7:44PM
1.48
8:18AM
1.44
12:33AM
0.09
12:59PM
0.27
1:10AM
0.28
1:40PM
0.46
1:56AM
0.51
2:38PM
0.67

Note: the tide data above is for Alkantstrand which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Richards Bay South Pier.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Richards Bay South Pier blow from the NW

Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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