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Salt Rock Surf Forecast / KZN North / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Monday 17 Jan 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 26.3 °C (Statistics for 17 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 25.7 max: 27.2 min: 24.5 °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 26.3 °C (Statistics for 17 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 25.7 max: 27.2 min: 24.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Salt Rock (moderate winds from the NE at KingShakaInt l Airport 13 km from Salt Rock).

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1 h 18 min ago

Moderate
20 km/h
NE
Cross-Shore
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How big are the waves at Salt Rock today?

The current surf forecast for Salt Rock at 6PM is: 1.5m 9s primary swell from a East direction and 0.3m 10s secondary swell from a South direction, 0.1m 12s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm January 17). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (17 Jan)5ft (1.6m)9s
Afternoon (17 Jan)5ft (1.5m)9s
Evening (17 Jan)5ft (1.5m)9s

Table - waves today at Salt Rock. (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
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.1
SW
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.6
E
1.7
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.7
E
2.1
E
2.2
E
2.2
E
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10
NE
20
ENE
20
ENE
15
NE
10
N
5
NNW
10
N
15
NNE
25
NE
35
ENE
35
NE
30
NE
25
NNE
10
WSW
25
SSW
25
SSW
10
SW
30
SW
40
SW
30
SW
20
SW
10
SW
5
NNW
5
NE
20
ENE
25
ENE
25
NE
20
NNE
15
N
15
N
15
N
15
NNE
20
ENE
20
ENE
20
ENE
10
NE
10
N
10
NW
5
NW
0
W
15
E
20
E
15
ENE
15
ENE
5
N
5
NNW
5
WNW
5
ENE
15
E
20
ENE
20
ENE
15
NE
15
N
15
N
15
N
20
NNE
30
NE
35
ENE
35
NE
30
NE
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
offoffglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
glassoffglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross
3:49PM
1.70
4:11AM
1.68
4:19PM
1.75
4:41AM
1.73
4:48PM
1.78
5:11AM
1.77
5:18PM
1.77
5:42AM
1.77
5:48PM
1.74
6:14AM
1.75
6:20PM
1.67
6:49AM
1.71
6:56PM
1.58
7:28AM
1.63
7:38PM
1.46
9:42AM
0.30
10:02PM
0.19
10:13AM
0.25
10:31PM
0.13
10:43AM
0.21
11:00PM
0.09
11:14AM
0.21
11:30PM
0.09
11:46AM
0.22
12:00AM
0.11
12:19PM
0.27
12:32AM
0.17
12:56PM
0.34
1:07AM
0.26
1:40PM
0.43

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

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
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