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Trafalgar Surf Forecast / Durban/KZN South / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Thursday 06 Oct 2022 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 21.6 °C (Statistics for 06 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 21.5 max: 23.0 min: 20.7 °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 21.6 °C (Statistics for 06 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 21.5 max: 23.0 min: 20.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Trafalgar (light winds from the S at Paddock 26 km from Trafalgar).

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26 km away, 2 h 56 min ago

Light
13 km/h
S
24.3
21.6
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Trafalgar today?

The current surf forecast for Trafalgar at 5PM is: 0.4m 9s primary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm October 06). An open ocean swell of 0.8m 8s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 1.7m 6s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 Oct)3.5ft (1.0m)7s
Afternoon (06 Oct)1.5ft (0.4m)10s
Evening (06 Oct)5ft (1.6m)6s

Table - waves today at Trafalgar. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

Updates in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.3.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.21.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.27.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.45.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.51.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.69.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.75.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.93.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.99.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.117.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.123.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.141.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.147.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.165.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.171.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
SSW
0.4
E
0.4
E
1.6
SSW
1.6
S
1.5
S
0.4
SSW
1.2
S
0.5
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
1.2
E
0.6
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
1.3
ENE
1.5
ENE
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.4
SW
0.2
SSW
0.4
SSW
1.2
E
1.2
E
0.4
SW
1.2
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
0.9
SSW
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
Period(s) (?)15109666146151413151414141615151514151515147141414999999999561010101212121111118810888688888
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)23131282122001737410212118614725923921016327733925624216516717216916516315815426112510110110110110199745572134111091515143212462012012419516115752120120120120117
Wind
(km/h)
35
SSW
40
SSW
25
SSW
30
SSW
30
SSW
25
SSW
25
SW
20
SW
20
SSW
25
SSW
25
S
10
SSE
10
NE
10
NNE
20
NNE
30
NNE
40
NE
45
NE
40
NE
30
NNE
15
NE
5
NW
5
SW
20
SSW
15
S
20
S
15
SSW
10
SW
15
SW
5
SSW
5
WSW
5
ESE
10
ESE
15
E
15
NE
5
NE
10
N
25
NE
15
NNE
25
NE
30
NE
20
NE
20
NE
15
NNE
20
N
15
SSW
35
SSW
30
SSW
35
SSW
30
S
20
SSW
5
SSW
5
SSW
10
SW
5
WSW
10
SSW
15
S
15
SE
10
E
5
NE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassononcross-
on
glasscrosscross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
1:51PM
1.47
2:07AM
1.47
2:28PM
1.66
2:43AM
1.60
3:01PM
1.79
3:15AM
1.69
3:32PM
1.87
3:45AM
1.73
4:01PM
1.89
4:14AM
1.74
4:28PM
1.86
4:42AM
1.70
4:55PM
1.78
5:08AM
1.63
5:20PM
1.67
Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:04PM
0.32
8:13AM
0.21
8:41PM
0.16
8:47AM
0.08
9:13PM
0.05
9:18AM
-0.01
9:43PM
-0.02
9:48AM
-0.04
10:12PM
-0.03
10:17AM
-0.03
10:39PM
0.00
10:44AM
0.03
11:05PM
0.08
11:11AM
0.13

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

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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