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Tubes ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Tubes Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Thursday 04 Mar 2021 SAST
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Tubes surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tubes sea temperature is 22.4 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 22.6 max: 23.8 min: 21.1 °C)
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Tubes surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Tubes sea temperature is 22.4 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 22.6 max: 23.8 min: 21.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Eastern Cape (S)

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Tubes (calm at Loerie wx 19 km from Tubes). 0.9m 13 s period swell from SW

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19 km away, 1 h 25 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
SSW
17.0
22.4
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Tubes today?

The current surf forecast for Tubes at 6AM is: 0.6m 13s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 04). An open ocean swell of 0.9m 9s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.6m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (04 Mar)3ft (0.9m)16s
Afternoon (04 Mar)4.5ft (1.3m)16s
Evening (04 Mar)5ft (1.5m)15s

Table - waves today at Tubes. (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
11123233333321101100103
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
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.9
SW
1.2
SW
1.3
SW
1.5
SW
1.3
SW
1.6
SSW
1.4
SW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1
SSW
0.8
S
1.1
SSW
1.4
SSW
1213131716161515141414141313131312121212141515
159138142227437720733966726971754929734610648560525378378289268558816
10
W
5
NW
5
W
5
WSW
15
SSE
20
SSW
20
SSW
15
WSW
15
SSE
5
SSW
5
SSW
5
SE
10
SE
20
SE
25
ESE
20
E
15
ENE
15
NE
15
ENE
15
ENE
10
ESE
25
ESE
15
SSE
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
glasscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
ononcross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscross-
off
6:52AM
1.60
7:10PM
1.35
7:37AM
1.42
8:02PM
1.18
8:40AM
1.23
12:33AM
0.15
1:09PM
0.26
1:14AM
0.31
1:59PM
0.43
2:09AM
0.50
3:17PM
0.59

Note: the tide data above is for Albatross which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Tubes.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Tubes blow from the SW

Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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rain showers
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clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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clear
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