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West Pier (Port Alfred) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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West Pier (Port Alfred) Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape (S) / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Thursday 06 May 2021 SAST
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West Pier (Port Alfred) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's West Pier (Port Alfred) sea temperature is 18.8 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.3 max: 24.3 min: 21.1 °C)
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West Pier (Port Alfred) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's West Pier (Port Alfred) sea temperature is 18.8 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.3 max: 24.3 min: 21.1 °C)

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

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent on-shore wind 4 km from Fence (Port Elizabeth) has fallen light (light winds from the ENE at Port Elizabeth Airport). Waves cleaning up.

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2 h 49 min ago

Light
11 km/h
NE
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at West Pier (Port Alfred) today?

The current surf forecast for West Pier (Port Alfred) at 8AM is: 1.7m 10s primary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 01:00am May 06). An open ocean swell of 1.6m 11s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)5.5ft (1.7m)10s
Afternoon (06 May)5ft (1.6m)9s
Evening (06 May)3.5ft (1.1m)13s

Table - waves today at West Pier (Port Alfred). (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
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
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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
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
1.9
SSW
2
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.7
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
2.3
SW
2.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3.5
SW
4
SW
4
SW
3.5
SW
3
SW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
2.3
S
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.5
SSW
3
SW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
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10
SW
5
W
10
NW
10
NNE
15
NE
20
E
35
E
35
ENE
35
NE
35
ENE
35
NE
30
NE
20
NNE
20
NE
15
ENE
15
SSW
15
WNW
25
WSW
20
W
20
W
20
WSW
20
SW
25
SW
25
WSW
25
W
25
W
30
W
35
W
25
WSW
35
SW
35
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
35
WSW
35
W
40
WSW
40
WSW
35
WSW
25
WSW
20
W
20
W
20
W
15
W
15
WSW
20
SSW
20
SW
20
W
20
W
20
W
15
W
15
WNW
15
WSW
20
SSW
15
SW
15
WSW
15
WNW
15
WNW
10
NW
10
NNW
crossglassoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
off
12:41AM
1.22
1:05PM
1.13
1:26AM
1.32
1:45PM
1.23
1:59AM
1.42
2:17PM
1.31
2:28AM
1.49
2:46PM
1.38
2:55AM
1.54
3:14PM
1.43
3:22AM
1.57
3:41PM
1.46
3:49AM
1.58
4:08PM
1.46
4:16AM
1.55
7:05AM
0.49
7:05PM
0.43
7:45AM
0.38
7:44PM
0.35
8:16AM
0.28
8:15PM
0.27
8:44AM
0.20
8:44PM
0.22
9:10AM
0.14
9:12PM
0.19
9:37AM
0.11
9:40PM
0.17
10:03AM
0.11
10:08PM
0.18

Note: the tide data above is for Port Alfred which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for West Pier (Port Alfred).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at West Pier (Port Alfred) blow from the NNW

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
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clear
clear
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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