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WaveCast South Africa South and SE Coast
8-21-2017 2:45 PM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 8/21/2017, 2:45 PM
8/20/2017 8:00 AM - 8/28/2017 0:00 AM

8/20/20178/21/20178/22/20178/23/20178/24/20178/25/20178/26/20178/27/20178/28/2017
Dir: 92
Max: 4-5
Prd: 9
Dir: 248
Max: 13-15
Prd: 10
Dir: 234
Max: 20-24
Prd: 12
Dir: 211
Max: 28-33
Prd: 15
Dir: 200
Max: 36-43
Prd: 17
Dir: 202
Max: 19-23
Prd: 14
Dir: 202
Max: 10-12
Prd: 12
Dir: 189
Max: 13-15
Prd: 14
Dir: 206
Max: 12-14
Prd: 14


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

Sunday, August the 20th: Swell will be coming in from 92 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Monday, August the 21st: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 248 degrees with 13 to 15 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Tuesday, August the 22nd: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 234 degrees with 20 to 24 foot surf with 12 second periods.

Wednesday, August the 23rd: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 211 degrees with 28 to 33 foot surf with 15 second periods.

Thursday, August the 24th: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 200 degrees with 36 to 43 foot surf with 17 second periods.

Friday, August the 25th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 202 degrees with 19 to 23 foot surf with 14 second periods.

Saturday, August the 26th: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 202 degrees with 10 to 12 foot surf with 12 second periods.

Sunday, August the 27th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 189 degrees with 13 to 15 foot surf with 14 second periods.

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