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Trafalgar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.6

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Trafalgar Surf Forecast / Durban/KZN South / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Friday 26 Feb 2021 SAST
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Trafalgar surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Trafalgar sea temperature is 26.5 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 25.7 max: 27.1 min: 24.6 °C)
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Trafalgar surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Trafalgar sea temperature is 26.5 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 25.7 max: 27.1 min: 24.6 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Durban/KZN South

  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Trafalgar (light winds from the SE at Paddock 26 km from Trafalgar). 1.1m 5 s period wind swell from S is too big

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26 km away, 2 h 4 min ago

Light
11 km/h
SE
22.2
26.5
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Trafalgar today?

The current surf forecast for Trafalgar at 4PM is: 0.9m 13s primary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm February 26). An open ocean swell of 0.5m 8s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 1.0m 5s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (26 Feb)2.5ft (0.8m)14s
Afternoon (26 Feb)3ft (0.9m)13s
Evening (26 Feb)3ft (0.9m)13s

Table - waves today at Trafalgar. (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
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
01
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
00022323232345430000111
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
S
0.9
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
S
1.5
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1413131312121219181817161615151414141413131312
265257246231224309250315474697875109116021520129210911028815572531437405329
25
S
30
SSE
20
SSE
5
SE
5
NW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
NW
10
E
15
E
15
E
15
ENE
10
NE
10
NNE
10
NNE
15
NE
25
ENE
25
ENE
25
ENE
20
NE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
N
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross
3:41PM
1.70
4:02AM
1.77
4:13PM
1.78
4:34AM
1.88
4:45PM
1.81
9:35AM
0.14
9:51PM
0.01
10:09AM
0.03
10:22PM
-0.08
10:42AM
-0.03
10:53PM
-0.12

Note: the tide data above is for Lucien which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Trafalgar.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Trafalgar blow from the W

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
01
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
rain showers
clear
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
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