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Whispering Waves ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Whispering Waves Surf Forecast / Eastern Cape – Wild Coast / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Tuesday 18 May 2021 SAST
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Whispering Waves surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whispering Waves sea temperature is 22.3 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.5 max: 23.9 min: 21.2 °C)
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Whispering Waves surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Whispering Waves sea temperature is 22.3 °C (Statistics for 18 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.5 max: 23.9 min: 21.2 °C)

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

  1. weather stationWind Update The cross-on wind has turned onshore at Whispering Waves (light winds from the NE.(Wind varies from 020 to 080 degs) at East London Airport 64 km from Whispering Waves).

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How big are the waves at Whispering Waves today?

The current surf forecast for Whispering Waves at 5PM is: 1.4m 12s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.3m 10s secondary swell from a East direction, 1.0m 5s secondary swell from a East-northeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm May 18). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 May)6ft (1.8m)12s
Afternoon (18 May)5ft (1.5m)12s
Evening (18 May)4.5ft (1.3m)12s

Table - waves today at Whispering Waves. (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
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.2
ESE
1.9
SSW
2.1
SSW
3
SW
2.1
SW
2.3
SW
3
SW
3
SSW
3
SSW
3.5
SW
4
SW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
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15
NNE
15
NE
25
NE
20
NNE
15
N
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
NNW
10
NNE
15
NE
15
N
15
N
20
NNW
25
NNW
20
NW
15
NNW
15
WNW
15
SSW
15
W
35
SW
15
WNW
10
W
20
WNW
30
W
45
SW
45
SW
30
SW
25
WSW
20
W
15
W
15
W
15
SW
15
SSE
10
ESE
10
NNE
10
N
15
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NE
25
ENE
35
NE
25
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NE
25
NE
15
NNE
10
N
5
NW
10
NW
5
N
10
NNE
15
NE
15
NE
10
N
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
onononcross-
on
7:59PM
1.14
8:17AM
1.11
9:32PM
1.12
10:01AM
1.07
11:07PM
1.20
11:36AM
1.13
12:15AM
1.34
12:42PM
1.25
1:07AM
1.50
1:34PM
1.37
1:53AM
1.63
2:19PM
1.48
2:36AM
1.73
3:02PM
1.56
1:33PM
0.47
2:07AM
0.61
2:51PM
0.53
3:54AM
0.62
4:27PM
0.52
5:33AM
0.53
5:46PM
0.43
6:40AM
0.38
6:45PM
0.32
7:30AM
0.23
7:34PM
0.20
8:15AM
0.09
8:19PM
0.10
8:56AM
0.00

Note: the tide data above is for Barbel Point which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Whispering Waves.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Whispering Waves blow from the SW

Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
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