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Whale Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Whale Rock Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape – Wild Coast / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Tuesday 11 May 2021 SAST
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Whale Rock surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whale Rock sea temperature is 24.0 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 23.3 max: 24.4 min: 22.0 °C)
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Whale Rock surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whale Rock sea temperature is 24.0 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 23.3 max: 24.4 min: 22.0 °C)

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

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Whale Rock (light winds from the WNW at Margate 106 km from Whale Rock).

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How big are the waves at Whale Rock today?

The current surf forecast for Whale Rock at 1AM is: 2.3m 14s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.3m 10s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 5.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (12 May)6.5ft (2.0m)14s
Afternoon (12 May)6.5ft (2.0m)14s
Evening (12 May)7.5ft (2.3m)14s

Table - waves today at Whale Rock. (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
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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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
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.9
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1
S
1.3
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.9
SSW
1
SSW
1.9
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.2
S
1.1
S
0.9
S
1
S
1
S
0.9
S
1.1
S
1.3
S
1.5
S
1.6
S
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
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10
ENE
5
N
10
WNW
10
W
10
WSW
10
W
15
SSW
20
S
15
SSW
10
WSW
5
WNW
10
N
10
N
10
N
15
NE
15
NE
0
N
20
WSW
20
WSW
15
WSW
10
W
5
NW
10
NE
20
ENE
20
NE
15
N
15
NNW
15
NW
20
NW
20
NW
20
W
15
SW
10
SSE
10
SW
5
WNW
10
W
10
W
10
WSW
30
SW
40
SSW
30
SW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
15
WSW
15
SSW
15
SSE
10
ESE
10
NNE
15
NNE
10
NNW
10
NW
10
NNW
5
SE
10
ESE
5
SSE
5
W
10
WNW
5
NW
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
oncrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassoncross-
on
glassoffoff
3:43PM
1.52
3:52AM
1.64
4:10PM
1.53
4:18AM
1.62
4:37PM
1.51
4:46AM
1.58
5:05PM
1.47
5:14AM
1.51
5:36PM
1.40
5:44AM
1.43
6:10PM
1.32
6:19AM
1.33
6:54PM
1.24
7:05AM
1.23
7:57PM
1.16
9:43PM
0.16
10:05AM
0.11
10:10PM
0.17
10:31AM
0.13
10:38PM
0.20
10:59AM
0.17
11:06PM
0.26
11:28AM
0.23
11:36PM
0.34
12:00PM
0.31
12:11AM
0.43
12:39PM
0.39
12:56AM
0.53
1:32PM
0.48

Note: the tide data above is for CoffeeBayBeach which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Whale Rock.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Whale Rock blow from the WNW

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wed
19
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clear
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clear
partially cloudy
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