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The Spot ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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The Spot Surf Forecast / Durban/KZN South / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Thursday 04 Mar 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
The Spot surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Spot sea temperature is 26.9 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 25.8 max: 27.2 min: 24.7 °C)
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The Spot surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Spot sea temperature is 26.9 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 25.8 max: 27.2 min: 24.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Durban/KZN South

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at The Spot (calm at PenningtonSouth 16 km from The Spot). 0.5m 14 s period swell from SSW

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How big are the waves at The Spot today?

The current surf forecast for The Spot at 5AM is: 1.8m 10s primary swell from a East direction and 0.4m 14s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 04). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (04 Mar)6ft (1.8m)10s
Afternoon (04 Mar)5.5ft (1.7m)10s
Evening (04 Mar)5ft (1.6m)10s

Table - waves today at The Spot. (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
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
34343320333312331323000
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
1.9
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
0.7
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.9
E
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740653630630557546546472464464400341295246241202196229188234301294362
10
N
5
N
5
NNW
5
WSW
10
SE
15
E
15
NE
25
NE
5
NW
5
W
10
W
20
SW
25
S
25
SSE
20
S
15
SSE
10
SE
5
ESE
5
NE
10
NE
20
NE
25
ENE
25
NE
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossoffcrosscross-
on
ononglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossglassglassonononon
6:51AM
1.71
7:03PM
1.50
7:31AM
1.52
7:47PM
1.32
8:23AM
1.32
12:33AM
0.10
1:03PM
0.26
1:11AM
0.27
1:45PM
0.43
1:57AM
0.47
2:46PM
0.62

Note: the tide data above is for Umkomaas which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for The Spot.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at The Spot blow from the SW

Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
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partially cloudy
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
light rain
cloudy
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