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Nungwi Reefs ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 2.6

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Nungwi Reefs Surf Forecast / Zanzibar / Tanzania

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 8 pm Wednesday 12 May 2021 EAT
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Nungwi Reefs surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nungwi Reefs sea temperature is 27.8 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 28.0 max: 29.0 min: 27.1 °C)
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Nungwi Reefs surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nungwi Reefs sea temperature is 27.8 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 28.0 max: 29.0 min: 27.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Nungwi Reefs (light winds from the SE at Zanzibar/Kisauni Airport 56 km from Nungwi Reefs).

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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Nungwi Reefs this week:

The surf forecast for Nungwi Reefs over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (May 13) at 6AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.6m and 9s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 9s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Nungwi Reefs in the next 12 days are 1.7m 9s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (May 20) at 3AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.7m 4s period and expected on Thursday (May 20) at 12AM.

Wave TypeTime (EAT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 6AM (Thu 13th May)2ft (0.6m) 9s
Best Surf 6PM (Fri 14th May)4.5ft (1.3m) 8s
Most Powerful 3AM (Thu 20th May)5.5ft (1.7m) 9s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Nungwi Reefs over the next 12 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
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Mon
24
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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T uganda.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.216.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.240.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.264.cc23
T uganda.htsgw.metric.288.cc23
0.8
SE
0.4
E
0.6
ESE
0.7
SE
0.6
ESE
0.7
ESE
1.3
SE
0.8
ESE
0.8
E
0.9
ESE
1
E
1
E
1
ESE
1
E
1
E
1.1
ESE
1
E
1
E
1.1
ESE
1
E
1.5
ESE
1
E
1
ESE
1.6
SE
0.9
ESE
1
E
1
E
1.9
SE
1.1
E
1.4
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.1
E
1.2
E
1
E
1
ESE
1
ESE
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20
SSE
25
SSW
25
SSW
20
SSE
25
SW
25
SSW
20
SSW
25
SW
20
SSW
20
SSE
20
SW
20
S
20
SSE
20
SW
5
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSW
20
S
20
S
25
SSW
20
S
25
SSE
20
SSW
20
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSW
20
S
25
SSE
25
SW
20
S
25
SSE
25
SSW
25
SSE
25
SSE
35
SSW
25
S
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
4:57AM
2.94
5:03PM
3.41
5:25AM
2.87
5:32PM
3.33
5:55AM
2.75
6:02PM
3.20
6:27AM
2.60
6:34PM
3.03
7:03AM
2.43
7:11PM
2.83
7:49AM
2.27
7:58PM
2.62
8:56AM
2.15
9:08PM
2.44
10:32AM
2.17
10:45PM
2.36
11:59AM
2.38
12:14AM
2.45
1:01PM
2.69
1:20AM
2.63
1:49PM
3.05
2:12AM
2.82
2:32PM
3.38
10:55PM
0.19
10:49AM
0.40
11:24PM
0.24
11:17AM
0.47
11:54PM
0.34
11:46AM
0.59
12:27AM
0.49
12:16PM
0.75
1:02AM
0.66
12:50PM
0.93
1:45AM
0.83
1:34PM
1.12
2:42AM
0.99
2:42PM
1.30
4:01AM
1.06
4:27PM
1.34
5:27AM
1.01
6:08PM
1.17
6:35AM
0.84
7:16PM
0.85
7:27AM
0.64
8:09PM
0.51
8:13AM
0.43

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

Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Mon
24
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
clear
rain showers
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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-6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:24--6:24--6:24--6:24--6:24-
--6:15--6:14--6:14--6:14--6:14--6:14--6:14--6:14--6:14--6:14--6:14--6:14

Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Thu morning. Warm (max 28°C on Thu afternoon, min 24°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Sun night. Warm (max 28°C on Sun afternoon, min 25°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Some drizzle, heaviest during Tue night. Warm (max 28°C on Wed afternoon, min 24°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 28°C on Sat afternoon, min 24°C on Sat morning). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Nungwi Reefs Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Nungwi Reefs provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Nungwi Reefs can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Nungwi Reefs 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 (Nungwi Reefs) 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 Nungwi Reefs 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.

Nungwi Reefs is 49 km (30 miles) from the city of Pangani. If you plan a holiday in Zanzibar, look for hotels and other accommodation in Pangani. Pangani has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.