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

Overall: 3.3

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Sodwana Surf Forecast / KZN North / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Tuesday 18 May 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Sodwana surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sodwana sea temperature is 24.8 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.4 max: 25.4 min: 23.3 °C)
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Sodwana surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sodwana sea temperature is 24.8 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.4 max: 25.4 min: 23.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for KZN North

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Sodwana (moderate winds from the NNE at ASCATB33E28S 71 km from Sodwana).

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How big are the waves at Sodwana today?

The current surf forecast for Sodwana at 12AM is: 1.1m 12s primary swell from a South direction and 0.5m 9s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm May 18). An open ocean swell of 0.6m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (19 May)--
Afternoon (19 May)4ft (1.2m)12s
Evening (19 May)4ft (1.2m)12s

Table - waves today at Sodwana. (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
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wed
26
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1
S
0.8
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.6
S
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
1
ENE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
1
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
1.6
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.8
SSE
0.9
S
1.8
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.2
E
1.3
ESE
1.3
S
1.2
S
1
S
1
S
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.4
ESE
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.4
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.6
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.9
E
1.9
E
1.9
ESE
1.9
ESE
1.9
ESE
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15
NE
15
NE
15
NNE
15
N
15
N
20
NNW
25
N
30
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
N
25
N
25
N
30
N
30
NNE
25
NNE
30
NNE
25
N
25
N
25
NNW
10
WSW
20
SSE
25
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
25
S
20
SSW
20
SSW
35
SE
15
SSE
15
SSW
15
SSE
15
SE
10
ESE
10
SE
10
SSE
5
SSE
0
SSE
5
W
5
ENE
15
ENE
10
NE
10
NE
10
N
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
10
N
15
NNE
20
NE
15
NNE
15
N
15
N
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
ononononcross-
on
glassglassglasscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
7:43PM
1.51
8:10AM
1.45
9:12PM
1.44
9:55AM
1.39
11:00PM
1.50
11:36AM
1.46
12:16AM
1.67
12:44PM
1.62
1:11AM
1.87
1:34PM
1.79
1:56AM
2.05
2:18PM
1.94
2:38AM
2.19
2:59PM
2.07
1:56AM
0.75
2:38PM
0.73
3:38AM
0.81
4:22PM
0.74
5:27AM
0.73
5:49PM
0.62
6:38AM
0.56
6:50PM
0.46
7:29AM
0.37
7:39PM
0.28
8:13AM
0.20
8:23PM
0.13
8:53AM
0.08
9:05PM
0.03

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Sodwana blow from the NW

Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wed
26
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
clear
rain showers
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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