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

Overall: 3.3

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Riet River Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Sunday 05 Jul 2020 SAST
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Riet River surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Riet River sea temperature is 19.4 °C (Statistics for 05 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 19.9 max: 20.9 min: 18.7 °C)
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Riet River surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Riet River sea temperature is 19.4 °C (Statistics for 05 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 19.9 max: 20.9 min: 18.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Eastern Cape (S)

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Riet River (light winds from the W at PortAlfredArport 5 km from Riet River). 8.0m 20 s period wind swell from SW is too big

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How big are the waves at Riet River today?

The current surf forecast for Riet River at 3PM is: 8.0m 18s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 6.5m 19s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 07:00am July 05). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (05 Jul)18ft (5.5m)20s
Afternoon (05 Jul)26ft (8.0m)18s
Evening (05 Jul)20ft (6.0m)18s

Table - waves today at Riet River. (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(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
05
Monday
06
Tuesday
07
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
5
SW
5.5
SW
8
SW
6.5
SW
6.5
SW
6
SW
6
SW
6
SW
5.5
SW
5.5
SSW
5
SSW
4.5
SSW
4
SSW
4
SSW
4
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
5
SW
6
SW
6
SW
5.5
SW
5
SW
4.5
SW
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15
NW
20
W
30
WSW
35
WSW
30
WSW
25
WSW
20
W
15
NW
10
NNW
15
N
20
NNE
10
NE
15
NE
15
NNW
25
W
35
WSW
35
W
45
W
55
WSW
45
WSW
30
WSW
20
W
15
W
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoff
3:36AM
1.55
4:04PM
1.49
4:15AM
1.54
4:43PM
1.50
4:52AM
1.50
5:20PM
1.49
9:53AM
0.10
10:08PM
0.19
10:30AM
0.10
10:47PM
0.21
11:06AM
0.12

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

Sunday
05
Monday
06
Tuesday
07
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clear
clear
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