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WaveCast South Africa South and SE Coast
1-23-2020 2:45 PM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/23/2020, 2:45 PM
1/22/2020 8:00 AM - 1/30/2020 0:00 AM

1/22/20201/23/20201/24/20201/25/20201/26/20201/27/20201/28/20201/29/20201/30/2020
Dir: 228
Max: 5-6
Prd: 15
Dir: 232
Max: 4-5
Prd: 14
Dir: 231
Max: 3-4
Prd: 12
Dir: 231
Max: 6-8
Prd: 12
Dir: 207
Max: 13-16
Prd: 12
Dir: 197
Max: 13-16
Prd: 12
Dir: 219
Max: 10-11
Prd: 12
Dir: 206
Max: 27-32
Prd: 17
Dir: 207
Max: 25-30
Prd: 17


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

Wednesday, January the 22nd: Swell will be coming in from 228 degrees with 5 to 6 foot surf with 15 second periods.

Thursday, January the 23rd: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 232 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 14 second periods.

Friday, January the 24th: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 231 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 12 second periods.

Saturday, January the 25th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 231 degrees with 6 to 8 foot surf with 12 second periods.

Sunday, January the 26th: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 207 degrees with 13 to 16 foot surf with 12 second periods.

Monday, January the 27th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 197 degrees with 13 to 16 foot surf with 12 second periods.

Tuesday, January the 28th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 219 degrees with 10 to 11 foot surf with 12 second periods.

Wednesday, January the 29th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 206 degrees with 27 to 32 foot surf with 17 second periods.

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