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Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Sunrise Surf Forecast / KZN North / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Thursday 15 Apr 2021 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 24.5 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 25.0 max: 25.9 min: 23.8 °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 24.5 °C (Statistics for 15 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 25.0 max: 25.9 min: 23.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for KZN North

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Sunrise (light winds from the SW at King Shaka Int l Airport 6 km from Sunrise).

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1 h 12 min ago

Light
6 km/h
SW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Sunrise today?

The current surf forecast for Sunrise at 3AM is: 0.4m 9s primary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 01:00am April 15). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 11s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.8m 5s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (15 Apr)1.5ft (0.5m)9s
Afternoon (15 Apr)2ft (0.6m)11s
Evening (15 Apr)2ft (0.6m)10s

Table - waves today at Sunrise. (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
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
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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
0.5
E
0.4
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
4.5
S
4.5
S
4
S
3.5
S
3
S
3
S
2.5
S
2.5
S
2.5
SSE
1.9
SE
2.1
SE
2.1
SE
2
SE
1.9
SE
1.7
SE
1.6
SE
1.4
SE
1.3
SE
1.3
SE
1.2
SE
0.8
ESE
1.3
SE
1.3
SE
1.2
SE
1.2
SE
1.2
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.1
SE
1
ESE
1
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.9
S
1.4
NE
1
S
1
S
0.8
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
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15
WSW
15
WSW
10
W
10
WNW
5
SE
15
ESE
10
SSE
15
SSW
25
SW
35
SSW
45
SSW
50
SSW
50
SSW
40
SSW
30
S
20
S
10
SSW
10
WSW
10
W
5
WNW
10
ENE
25
ENE
25
ENE
20
NNE
20
N
15
N
10
N
10
N
15
NE
25
ENE
25
NE
20
NNE
15
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
15
E
25
S
20
SSW
20
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
5
WNW
5
N
20
ENE
25
ENE
25
NE
20
NNE
20
NNE
10
N
5
NNW
10
WSW
5
SE
15
SSE
10
SSW
10
SW
15
WSW
10
WNW
5
WSW
10
WSW
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffglassononcross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crossoncrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
5:09AM
1.83
5:22PM
1.71
5:33AM
1.73
5:48PM
1.62
5:59AM
1.62
6:16PM
1.50
6:28AM
1.49
6:49PM
1.36
7:05AM
1.34
7:41PM
1.21
8:12AM
1.19
9:50PM
1.12
10:56AM
1.15
12:14AM
1.24
11:01PM
0.12
11:18AM
0.14
11:25PM
0.20
11:43AM
0.23
11:51PM
0.31
12:10PM
0.35
12:18AM
0.44
12:41PM
0.48
12:52AM
0.59
1:26PM
0.62
1:48AM
0.74
2:59PM
0.75
4:23AM
0.82
5:38PM
0.71
6:32AM
0.68

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

Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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