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St Mikes ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.7

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St Mikes Surf Forecast / Durban/KZN South / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Saturday 23 Jan 2021 SAST
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St Mikes surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's St Mikes sea temperature is 25.2 °C (Statistics for 23 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 25.4 max: 26.6 min: 24.1 °C)
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St Mikes surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's St Mikes sea temperature is 25.2 °C (Statistics for 23 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 25.4 max: 26.6 min: 24.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Durban/KZN South

  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at St Mikes (moderate winds from the NE at PenningtonSouth 29 km from St Mikes). 0.9m 13 s period swell from SW with an additional 0.6m 17 s period swell from SW , plus 2.2m 7 s period wind swell from NE

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29 km away, 1 h 32 min ago

Moderate
20 km/h
NE
27.0
25.2
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at St Mikes today?

The current surf forecast for St Mikes at 4PM is: 0.6m 17s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.5m 13s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm January 23). An open ocean swell of 1.9m 7s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (23 Jan)2.5ft (0.7m)13s
Afternoon (23 Jan)2ft (0.6m)17s
Evening (23 Jan)3ft (0.9m)16s

Table - waves today at St Mikes. (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
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tue
26
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
00011100100112355321321
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
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
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
1.3
SW
2
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
S
2.2
S
2
S
2.1
S
2.1
S
2.1
S
2
S
1.5
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
1717171616166777888881213131312121211
1882002303953147730578674804881745579491567135114391387699482361237167
35
NE
35
NE
30
NE
25
NNE
15
NNE
35
SSW
35
SW
40
SSW
35
SW
40
SSW
45
S
35
SSW
25
S
15
SSE
5
SSE
5
SSE
0
E
15
ENE
20
NE
20
NNE
15
N
10
N
10
NNE
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross
11:57AM
1.16
12:52AM
1.07
1:15PM
1.25
1:54AM
1.19
2:06PM
1.36
2:36AM
1.32
6:43PM
0.65
6:50AM
0.64
7:45PM
0.53
7:51AM
0.54
8:28PM
0.41

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

Saturday
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Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tue
26
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clear
clear
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cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
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