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Van Stadens Mouth ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Van Stadens Mouth Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Friday 26 Feb 2021 SAST
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Van Stadens Mouth surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Van Stadens Mouth sea temperature is 21.1 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 22.8 max: 23.9 min: 21.3 °C)
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Van Stadens Mouth surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Van Stadens Mouth sea temperature is 21.1 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 22.8 max: 23.9 min: 21.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Van Stadens Mouth (light winds from the NW at Port Elizabeth Airport 32 km from Van Stadens Mouth). 1.3m 7 s period swell from S with an additional 0.8m 13 s period swell from SSW

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32 km away, 1 h 40 min ago

Light
6 km/h
NW
18.0
21.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Van Stadens Mouth this week:

The surf forecast for Van Stadens Mouth over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Friday (Feb 26) at 11AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.0m and 12s period with a secondary swell of 1.1m and 7s. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Van Stadens Mouth in the next 7 days are 2.1m 15s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (Feb 27) at 5PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 3.0m 9s period and expected on Monday (Mar 01) at 8PM.

Wave TypeTime (SAST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11AM (Fri 26th Feb)3.5ft (1.0m) 12s
Best Surf 8AM (Sat 27th Feb)4.5ft (1.4m) 16s
Most Powerful 5PM (Sat 27th Feb)7ft (2.1m) 15s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Van Stadens Mouth 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
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Fri
05
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
12443410443433300113331
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
1
SSW
1.4
SSW
1
S
1.6
S
2.1
S
1.5
S
1.2
SSW
2.2
E
2.2
E
2.1
E
2.5
E
1.9
E
1.4
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
0.7
SW
0.9
SW
1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SSW
12121816151413788899999991312131313
32955064612411843861499469577567865593320450390220189194168260321311277
20
SSE
15
SE
10
ENE
20
E
30
E
20
E
30
E
35
E
20
ENE
20
E
25
ENE
5
NNW
5
W
10
SW
5
SSE
30
WSW
25
SW
10
W
10
SSW
10
S
5
ENE
20
E
20
ESE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
onglasscross-
on
cross-
on
crossononglasscross-
off
cross
3:34PM
1.64
3:56AM
1.73
4:07PM
1.71
4:29AM
1.82
4:41PM
1.73
5:02AM
1.85
5:16PM
1.70
5:37AM
1.83
5:52PM
1.62
6:13AM
1.74
6:29PM
1.50
6:52AM
1.60
7:10PM
1.35
7:37AM
1.42
9:29AM
0.14
9:44PM
0.00
10:03AM
0.03
10:16PM
-0.07
10:38AM
-0.03
10:48PM
-0.10
11:14AM
-0.04
11:21PM
-0.07
11:50AM
0.02
11:56PM
0.02
12:28PM
0.12
12:33AM
0.15
1:09PM
0.27
1:15AM
0.32
2:00PM
0.43

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Van Stadens Mouth blow from the NNE

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Fri
05
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clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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partially cloudy
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Very warm air temperatures (max 31°C on Mon afternoon, min 18°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Fri night, fresh winds from the E by Sun afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Very warm air temperatures (max 33°C on Tue morning, min 20°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the SW by Wed afternoon).

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Information about the Van Stadens Mouth Surf forecast

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

Van Stadens Mouth is 27 km (17 miles) from the city of Uitenhage. If you plan a holiday in Eastern Cape (South), look for hotels and other accommodation in Uitenhage. Uitenhage has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.