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Fence (Port Elizabeth) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Fence (Port Elizabeth) Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Friday 26 Feb 2021 SAST
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Fence (Port Elizabeth) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fence (Port Elizabeth) sea temperature is 21.8 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 23.0 max: 24.1 min: 21.5 °C)
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Fence (Port Elizabeth) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fence (Port Elizabeth) sea temperature is 21.8 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 23.0 max: 24.1 min: 21.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Fence (Port Elizabeth) (light winds from the W at Port Elizabeth Airport 4 km from Fence (Port Elizabeth)). no significant swell

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Light
15 km/h
W
Offshore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Fence (Port Elizabeth) this week:

The surf forecast for Fence (Port Elizabeth) over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Friday (Feb 26) at 11AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.0m and 12s period with a secondary swell of 1.1m and 7s. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Fence (Port Elizabeth) in the next 7 days are 2.1m 15s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (Feb 27) at 5PM. Winds are predicted to be onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.8m 4s period and expected on Wednesday (Mar 03) at 8PM.

Wave TypeTime (SAST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11AM (Fri 26th Feb)3.5ft (1.0m) 12s
Best Surf 5AM (Sat 27th Feb)4ft (1.2m) 17s
Most Powerful 5PM (Sat 27th Feb)7ft (2.1m) 15s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Fence (Port Elizabeth) over the next 7 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Fri
05
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
11200000000331001231222
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
1
SSW
1.4
SSW
1
S
1.6
S
2.1
S
1.5
S
1.2
SSW
2.1
E
2.3
E
2.2
E
3
E
1.9
E
1.4
E
1.3
ESE
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.7
SW
0.9
SW
1.1
SW
1.3
SSW
1.1
SW
1.3
SSW
121218161514137888999999141314131313
329550646124118438614994136316231111567318276215177150186295466553352497
15
SSE
15
SE
10
ENE
20
E
30
E
25
E
40
E
45
E
35
ENE
25
ENE
45
E
15
NNW
5
ENE
30
SW
15
N
30
WSW
25
SSW
10
SW
10
SE
20
ESE
10
E
10
E
15
ESE
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononononononononcross-
off
glasscross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononon
3:33PM
1.89
3:55AM
1.99
4:07PM
1.97
4:29AM
2.07
4:42PM
2.01
5:03AM
2.11
5:17PM
1.99
5:39AM
2.08
5:54PM
1.92
6:16AM
2.00
6:33PM
1.80
6:57AM
1.87
7:16PM
1.65
7:44AM
1.71
9:29AM
0.42
9:42PM
0.29
10:02AM
0.31
10:14PM
0.21
10:36AM
0.25
10:47PM
0.18
11:10AM
0.23
11:20PM
0.20
11:46AM
0.27
11:55PM
0.27
12:23PM
0.37
12:31AM
0.39
1:04PM
0.51
1:11AM
0.55

Note: the tide data above is for Port Elizabeth, South Africa which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Fence (Port Elizabeth).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Fence (Port Elizabeth) blow from the W

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Fri
05
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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6:01--6:03--6:03--6:05--6:05--6:05--6:07--6:07-
-6:57--6:55--6:53--6:52--6:52--6:51--6:49--6:47

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Mon night, min 19°C on Fri morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Fri night, strong winds from the E by Mon afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Tue morning, min 21°C on Wed night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Fence (Port Elizabeth) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Fence (Port Elizabeth) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Fence (Port Elizabeth) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Fence (Port Elizabeth) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Fence (Port Elizabeth)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Fence (Port Elizabeth) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

The Fence is 6 km (4 miles) from the city of Port Elizabeth. If you plan a holiday in Eastern Cape (South), look for hotels and other accommodation in Port Elizabeth. Port Elizabeth has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.