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Sunrise Surf Forecast / KZN North / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Saturday 28 Jan 2023 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Sunrise surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sunrise sea temperature is 24.6 °C (Statistics for 28 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 25.8 max: 27.1 min: 24.7 °C)
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Sunrise surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sunrise sea temperature is 24.6 °C (Statistics for 28 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 25.8 max: 27.1 min: 24.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for KZN North

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Sunrise (light winds from the SW at Mount Edgecombe 19 km from Sunrise).

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19 km away, 2 h 36 min ago

Light
11 km/h
SW
25.7
24.6
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Sunrise today?

The current surf forecast for Sunrise at 2AM is: 1.7m 11s primary swell from a East direction and 0.3m 9s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm January 28). An open ocean swell of 1.9m 6s 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 (29 Jan)8ft (2.4m)8s
Afternoon (29 Jan)5.5ft (1.7m)12s
Evening (29 Jan)5ft (1.5m)12s

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

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Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sun
05
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
Rating
(10 max)
322322222444443222333200020221000343322122222110122222112221
Swell
Height Map
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.3.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.9.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.15.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.21.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.39.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.45.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.63.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.69.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.87.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.93.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.111.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.117.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.135.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.141.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.159.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.165.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.183.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.189.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.8
E
1.9
E
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
2.5
S
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
2
S
1.9
S
1.8
S
1.7
SSE
1.6
S
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
1.3
E
2
E
2.5
ENE
2.4
ENE
2.3
ENE
2.1
ENE
2
ENE
1.9
ENE
2.2
ENE
2.5
ENE
3
ENE
2.5
ENE
2
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.2
ENE
1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
Period(s) (?)111111111181112121291010101011111111101010106788887878888888888888888999998889999
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)804862776707707804849855736630635697640574479465465389375254202161125135366743689607508435408503786102193349926417311814214214211411411498157169181181153150146113111143157162127127
Wind
(km/h)
10
ENE
25
SSW
35
SSW
25
SW
30
SW
30
SSW
30
SSW
30
SW
25
SW
15
SW
15
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
5
SW
0
ESE
10
E
15
NE
15
N
5
NW
10
NNW
5
N
5
NNE
20
ENE
25
ENE
25
NE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
25
NE
35
ENE
35
NE
20
NNE
5
WNW
10
WSW
15
W
10
WSW
10
SSW
15
SE
10
SE
5
WSW
5
WNW
5
NNW
5
NW
5
WSW
10
S
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SW
15
SW
15
SW
10
SW
10
SW
15
S
15
SE
10
E
5
NNE
5
NNW
10
N
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
oncross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassoncross-
on
crossglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassglassglasscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross
High Tide
/ height (m)
8:16PM
1.31
8:59AM
1.36
9:21PM
1.17
10:25AM
1.23
11:31PM
1.10
12:29PM
1.21
1:26AM
1.18
1:48PM
1.30
2:22AM
1.31
2:34PM
1.42
3:00AM
1.44
3:09PM
1.54
3:31AM
1.56
3:38PM
1.64
Low Tide
/ height (m)
2:19PM
0.56
2:26AM
0.53
3:18PM
0.69
3:32AM
0.69
5:02PM
0.77
5:36AM
0.77
7:06PM
0.71
7:27AM
0.70
8:09PM
0.58
8:23AM
0.58
8:49PM
0.45
9:00AM
0.45
9:20PM
0.33
9:31AM
0.35
9:48PM
0.22

Note: the tide data above is for Ballitoville which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Sunrise.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Sunrise blow from the W

Saturday
28
Sunday
29
Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sun
05
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C272524232222212020192019191920222120202020222526252423232224292927252322222426262625252424242527262524232324252626252423
Feels °C (?)292422211920181717181919192022222021222122242525252424242224292726262623222528272929292828282729282826252526272829292726
Sunrise-----5:20-------5:22-------5:22-------5:22-------5:24-------5:24-------5:26------
Sunset6:54-------6:53-------6:53-------6:52-------6:52-------6:52-------6:51-------6:51---

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