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Tongaat ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Tongaat Surf Forecast / KZN North / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Thursday 25 Feb 2021 SAST
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Tongaat surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tongaat sea temperature is 26.5 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 26.1 max: 27.4 min: 24.9 °C)
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Tongaat surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tongaat sea temperature is 26.5 °C (Statistics for 25 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 26.1 max: 27.4 min: 24.9 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Tongaat (light winds from the SSE.(Wind varies from 130 to 190 degs) at Durban Shaka 3 km from Tongaat). no significant swell

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Light
15 km/h
SSE
Cross-Shore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Tongaat this week:

The surf forecast for Tongaat over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Feb 25) at 5PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.7m and 8s period with a secondary swell of 0.6m and 5s. Another secondary swell of 0.7m and 5s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Tongaat in the next 7 days are 1.6m 16s and forecast to arrive on Sunday (Feb 28) at 2AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.5m 3s period and expected on Friday (Feb 26) at 5AM.

Wave TypeTime (SAST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 5PM (Thu 25th Feb)2.5ft (0.7m) 8s
Best Surf 2AM (Sun 28th Feb)5ft (1.6m) 16s
Most Powerful 2AM (Sun 28th Feb)5ft (1.6m) 16s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Tongaat 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
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
11100222532200000233310
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
1
S
0.7
E
0.4
S
0.6
S
0.7
S
0.7
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.8
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.3
S
1.1
S
0.8
SSW
1.5
E
1.3
E
1.6
ENE
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.7
E
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
6816141413121816141413127788999999
6968781481791651113931222906674417198205173341415399471551497445392
0
SSW
10
SE
10
SW
20
S
15
SSE
5
W
5
E
10
E
10
NW
15
ENE
20
ENE
10
N
25
NE
30
ENE
15
N
25
NE
25
NE
10
N
10
E
15
ENE
5
N
20
ENE
25
ENE
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
crosscrossoffononcross-
off
ononcrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crossoncross-
on
glasscross-
on
on
3:08PM
1.68
3:29AM
1.74
3:40PM
1.81
4:01AM
1.89
4:12PM
1.90
4:33AM
1.99
4:44PM
1.93
5:05AM
2.04
5:17PM
1.92
5:38AM
2.02
5:50PM
1.85
6:13AM
1.93
6:24PM
1.73
6:49AM
1.78
9:01AM
0.31
9:19PM
0.16
9:35AM
0.15
9:50PM
0.02
10:08AM
0.04
10:21PM
-0.08
10:41AM
-0.03
10:52PM
-0.13
11:14AM
-0.04
11:24PM
-0.11
11:48AM
0.01
11:57PM
-0.03
12:23PM
0.11
12:32AM
0.10
1:00PM
0.27

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

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thu
04
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
rain showers
clear
rain showers
thunderstorm
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain shwrsclearrain shwrsrisk thund- derrain shwrssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsclearclearsome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
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2424232223222323222323232425242626242626252727
2124212222212123192123192024212326222426232427
2424232223222323222323232425242626242626252727
5:43--5:43--5:45--5:45--5:46--5:47--5:48--5:48-
-6:31--6:30--6:30--6:29--6:28--6:27--6:25--6:24

Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Thu morning. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Thu morning, min 19°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Thu morning, min 19°C on Sun night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the ENE on Mon afternoon, calm by Wed night).

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Information about the Tongaat Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Tongaat provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Tongaat can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Tongaat 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 (Tongaat) 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 Tongaat 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.

Are you planning a holiday in KwaZulu-Natal North Coast? If you are looking for accommodation near Tongaat, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, consider staying in Ballitoville which is 10 km (6 miles) away. Other places in and around KwaZulu-Natal North Coast where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Umhlanga which is 12 km (7 miles) away, Mount Edgecombe, Kwamashu and Durban.