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WaveCast South Africa South and SE Coast
1-18-2019 2:45 PM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/18/2019, 2:45 PM
1/17/2019 8:00 AM - 1/25/2019 0:00 AM

1/17/20191/18/20191/19/20191/20/20191/21/20191/22/20191/23/20191/24/20191/25/2019
Dir: 101
Max: 5-6
Prd: 9
Dir: 240
Max: 9-11
Prd: 9
Dir: 228
Max: 11-13
Prd: 11
Dir: 227
Max: 7-9
Prd: 13
Dir: 225
Max: 6-7
Prd: 11
Dir: 227
Max: 8-9
Prd: 13
Dir: 214
Max: 15-18
Prd: 15
Dir: 212
Max: 16-19
Prd: 15
Dir: 213
Max: 10-12
Prd: 13


Forecast Based on WaveWatchIII Data Courtesy NOAA/NWS/NCEP Ocean Modeling Branch

Thursday, January the 17th: Swell will be coming in from 101 degrees with 5 to 6 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Friday, January the 18th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 240 degrees with 9 to 11 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Saturday, January the 19th: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 228 degrees with 11 to 13 foot surf with 11 second periods.

Sunday, January the 20th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 227 degrees with 7 to 9 foot surf with 13 second periods.

Monday, January the 21st: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 225 degrees with 6 to 7 foot surf with 11 second periods.

Tuesday, January the 22nd: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 227 degrees with 8 to 9 foot surf with 13 second periods.

Wednesday, January the 23rd: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 214 degrees with 15 to 18 foot surf with 15 second periods.

Thursday, January the 24th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 212 degrees with 16 to 19 foot surf with 15 second periods.

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