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Salt Rock Surf Forecast / KZN North / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Saturday 13 Aug 2022 SAST
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Salt Rock surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Salt Rock sea temperature is 20.8 °C (Statistics for 13 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 21.4 max: 22.1 min: 20.6 °C)
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Salt Rock surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Salt Rock sea temperature is 20.8 °C (Statistics for 13 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 21.4 max: 22.1 min: 20.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Salt Rock (light winds from the S at Durban Shaka Airport 15 km from Salt Rock).

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1 h 32 min ago

Light
11 km/h
S
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Salt Rock today?

The current surf forecast for Salt Rock at 8PM is: 1.1m 16s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.8m 9s secondary swell from a East direction, 0.9m 6s secondary swell from a East-southeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm August 13). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (13 Aug)3ft (0.9m)17s
Afternoon (13 Aug)4.5ft (1.3m)16s
Evening (13 Aug)3.5ft (1.1m)16s

Table - waves today at Salt Rock. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

Updates in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
Rating
(10 max)
323223220002246500023333322333332000001300004433034544433233
Swell
Height Map
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.3.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.21.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.27.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.45.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.51.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.69.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.75.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.93.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.99.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.117.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.123.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.141.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.147.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.165.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.171.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.9
S
2.5
S
2.4
S
2.5
S
2.4
S
3.5
SSW
4
SSW
3.5
S
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
S
2.5
S
2
S
1.7
S
1.2
SSW
1.6
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.8
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.4
SE
1.3
SSE
1.1
SE
1
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
1.2
SSW
0.6
SSW
1.6
S
1.9
S
3.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
5
SSW
5.5
SSW
5
SSW
4
SSW
4
SSW
3.5
S
3
S
3
S
2.5
S
2.5
S
2.3
S
2.2
S
2
S
1.8
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.4
SSE
1.3
SSE
Period(s) (?)17171616161615156788910121213121110981210101211111111111110101012126710101012121212121111111111111010109999
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)5168647055755404353223142196817651021896261241903094471738862409121862341137447158184478063956350339629221214814540011715238922361479234369718133682549203716277723791969173014321168976776605450372333289
Wind
(km/h)
5
ESE
15
E
15
E
10
ENE
10
ENE
5
NNE
15
SW
10
SW
35
SSW
35
S
25
S
15
SSW
20
S
15
SSW
10
W
15
WSW
35
SSW
40
S
35
S
15
SSW
10
WNW
10
NW
10
NNW
15
N
20
NNE
20
ENE
25
ENE
15
NNE
10
W
10
WNW
10
NNW
10
NW
10
NNE
25
S
25
SSW
25
SSW
20
S
25
SW
25
SW
35
SW
35
SW
35
SSW
45
SSW
35
SW
30
SW
20
SW
20
SW
20
SW
20
SSW
20
SSE
15
SSE
5
WSW
10
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
E
10
SE
5
E
10
WNW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossglasscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
4:52PM
1.97
5:03AM
1.87
5:28PM
1.97
5:37AM
1.82
6:02PM
1.90
6:10AM
1.72
6:35PM
1.78
6:42AM
1.59
7:08PM
1.63
7:15AM
1.45
7:42PM
1.47
7:52AM
1.30
8:24PM
1.30
8:47AM
1.15
Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:37AM
-0.05
11:01PM
0.04
11:12AM
-0.06
11:36PM
0.09
11:46AM
-0.00
12:11AM
0.17
12:18PM
0.11
12:44AM
0.29
12:50PM
0.25
1:17AM
0.43
1:23PM
0.42
1:53AM
0.57
2:00PM
0.59
2:44AM
0.72
3:00PM
0.76

Note: the tide data above is for Ballitoville which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Salt Rock.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Salt Rock blow from the NW

Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
Saturday
20
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C212020192019182020201919181715161919181716151414192321191717171826222120191817182120201818181818191919181816151419191919
Feels °C (?)2118191921201720131213151413121210101114131211111518181715141314231718161613109121210911131313141517181714141217171818
Sunrise-------6:28-------6:28-------6:26-------6:26-------6:24-------6:24-------6:22----
Sunset--5:29-------5:30-------5:30-------5:30-------5:31-------5:31-------5:32-------5:32-

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