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The Wreck ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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The Wreck Surf Forecast / Garden Route / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Wednesday 03 Mar 2021 SAST
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The Wreck surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Wreck sea temperature is 21.8 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 21.5 max: 23.4 min: 19.9 °C)
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The Wreck surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Wreck sea temperature is 21.8 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 21.5 max: 23.4 min: 19.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Garden Route

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at The Wreck (light winds from the W at Plettenberg Bay 7 km from The Wreck). 1.2m 9 s period swell from E with an additional 1.1m 14 s period swell from SW

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2 h 37 min ago

Light
7 km/h
W
Clean
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How big are the waves at The Wreck today?

The current surf forecast for The Wreck at 11AM is: 1.1m 14s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 1.2m 9s secondary swell from a East direction, 0.5m 7s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 07:00am March 03). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)3.5ft (1.1m)14s
Afternoon (03 Mar)3.5ft (1.1m)13s
Evening (03 Mar)3.5ft (1.1m)14s

Table - waves today at The Wreck. (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
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
23333334555555554420001
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
1.2
E
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SSW
1.4
SSW
2.1
SW
2.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
914141313141817171616151514141414131313121212
220440464451466557794114622963175365036813444326128622392219118621545140712691031869
10
W
10
W
10
SW
15
SSW
5
SSW
0
SW
5
NW
5
WNW
5
WNW
5
WNW
10
SSW
15
SW
20
SSW
10
SSE
5
S
5
SSE
5
SSE
10
ESE
15
ESE
25
ESE
25
ESE
25
E
15
ENE
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on
6:28PM
1.56
6:51AM
1.66
7:11PM
1.40
7:37AM
1.48
8:05PM
1.23
12:27PM
0.12
12:32AM
0.17
1:09PM
0.28
1:15AM
0.34
2:01PM
0.46

Note: the tide data above is for Keurbooms which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for The Wreck.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at The Wreck blow from the WSW

Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
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