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Rock Wave ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Rock Wave Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape – Wild Coast / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Monday 01 Mar 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Rock Wave surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rock Wave sea temperature is 24.4 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 24.2 max: 25.3 min: 22.9 °C)
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Rock Wave surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rock Wave sea temperature is 24.4 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 24.2 max: 25.3 min: 22.9 °C)

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

  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Rock Wave (moderate winds from the NE at East London/Buffalo City 32 km from Rock Wave). 0.9m 12 s period swell from SSW with 2.0m 6 s period wind swell from ENE

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32 km away, 1 h 30 min ago

Moderate
22 km/h
NE
20.3
24.4
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Rock Wave today?

The current surf forecast for Rock Wave at 6AM is: 0.8m 12s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.1m 15s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 01). An open ocean swell of 1.7m 6s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (01 Mar)2.5ft (0.7m)12s
Afternoon (01 Mar)2ft (0.6m)12s
Evening (01 Mar)1.5ft (0.4m)11s

Table - waves today at Rock Wave. (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
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
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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
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SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
S
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.2
SSE
0.2
SSW
2.1
E
2
E
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
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3232631891451061047463403923222119152163759347241240539100
25
NE
25
NE
25
NE
30
NE
35
ENE
35
ENE
35
NE
30
NE
25
NE
25
NE
20
NE
15
NE
25
ENE
30
ENE
20
NE
20
NE
15
NE
15
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
15
ENE
20
E
15
ENE
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cross-
off
cross-
off
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on
cross
5:05AM
1.81
5:17PM
1.67
5:39AM
1.79
5:52PM
1.60
6:14AM
1.71
10:51PM
-0.11
11:15AM
-0.03
11:24PM
-0.08
11:51AM
0.01
11:57PM
-0.01
12:28PM
0.11

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

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