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Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Whacky Point Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape – Wild Coast / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Saturday 08 May 2021 SAST
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Whacky Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whacky Point sea temperature is 20.2 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.9 max: 24.6 min: 21.6 °C)
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Whacky Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whacky Point sea temperature is 20.2 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.9 max: 24.6 min: 21.6 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Eastern Cape - Wild Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Whacky Point (light winds from the WSW at Port Elizabeth Airport 295 km from Whacky Point).

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How big are the waves at Whacky Point today?

The current surf forecast for Whacky Point at 3AM is: 0.8m 10s primary swell from a East-southeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00am May 08). An open ocean swell of 1.6m 8s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 2.3m 7s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (08 May)3ft (0.9m)10s
Afternoon (08 May)2.5ft (0.8m)10s
Evening (08 May)7ft (2.1m)9s

Table - waves today at Whacky Point. (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
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
2.1
SW
2
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.8
SSW
2.3
SSW
3.5
SW
2.3
SSW
2.5
SSW
3.5
SW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.4
SSW
1
S
1.1
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
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10
N
10
W
20
WSW
15
W
30
WSW
35
WSW
30
WSW
35
W
35
WSW
40
WSW
35
WSW
25
WSW
25
SW
25
SW
25
SW
25
WSW
20
W
25
W
30
WSW
25
WSW
25
SW
20
SSW
10
SSW
10
W
10
WNW
10
W
10
WNW
10
NNW
10
NE
15
ENE
10
ENE
10
NNW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
W
15
W
10
SW
15
S
5
SSE
5
NNW
10
N
10
NNE
15
N
10
NNW
0
SSE
15
SSW
20
SW
15
WSW
15
W
10
W
10
W
10
NW
5
ESE
10
SE
10
ESE
10
E
15
ENE
20
NNE
20
NNE
15
NNE
cross-
on
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossonononcrossoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crossglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
2:02AM
1.43
2:19PM
1.33
2:31AM
1.51
2:48PM
1.40
2:58AM
1.56
3:15PM
1.45
3:25AM
1.60
3:43PM
1.49
3:51AM
1.60
4:10PM
1.49
4:18AM
1.58
4:37PM
1.47
4:45AM
1.53
5:06PM
1.43
5:14AM
1.47
8:18AM
0.29
8:18PM
0.27
8:46AM
0.21
8:47PM
0.22
9:12AM
0.15
9:15PM
0.18
9:38AM
0.11
9:42PM
0.16
10:05AM
0.11
10:10PM
0.17
10:31AM
0.13
10:37PM
0.20
10:59AM
0.17
11:06PM
0.26

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

Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
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