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Wind, waves & weather forecast Richards Bay

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  • Sunrise: 05:31
  • Sunset: 17:51
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Last update: 12:45 local time
Local date Tuesday, Sep 30 Wednesday, Oct 01
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 5
3
5
9
12
9
24
17
13
23
29
28
29
25
19
17
Wind gusts (kts)
6
3
8
14
17
13
32
27
23
39
41
39
38
34
28
26
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.4
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.9
3.1
3.0
3.7
4.7
4.9
5.1
5.1
4.7
4.2
Wave period (s)
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
11
11
11
12
12
12
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
0
0
0
0
10
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1009 1007 1007 1005 1000 1002 1009 1010 1009 1010 1013 1014 1015 1016 1019 1020
Air temperature (°C)
21
21
23
26
28
25
20
20
19
20
21
22
22
21
19
19
Local date Thursday, Oct 02 Friday, Oct 03
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 16
14
14
13
13
12
9
7
7
7
7
8
9
9
6
6
Wind gusts (kts)
24
21
18
16
15
15
11
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
9
7
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
3.9
3.6
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.3
3.1
3.0
2.9
2.8
2.7
2.7
2.6
2.5
2.4
Wave period (s)
12
11
11
12
12
13
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
12
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
1
2
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1019 1019 1020 1020 1018 1018 1020 1020 1018 1018 1020 1019 1018 1019 1021 1021
Air temperature (°C)
18
18
19
20
20
19
18
17
17
17
18
19
20
19
18
17
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Local date Saturday, Oct 04 Sunday, Oct 05
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 4
6
4
6
9
7
4
2
1
3
6
9
15
16
14
14
Wind gusts (kts)
4
7
5
6
9
7
5
2
2
4
7
10
16
19
22
22
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.2
2.1
2.0
1.9
1.9
1.8
1.8
1.7
1.7
1.6
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.6
1.6
1.6
Wave period (s)
12
12
12
12
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
11
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1019 1020 1021 1021 1020 1020 1022 1022 1021 1021 1021 1020 1017 1017 1019 1018
Air temperature (°C)
16
16
19
21
21
20
19
18
17
17
20
23
23
22
20
19
Local date Monday, Oct 06 Tuesday, Oct 07
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 13
14
16
17
18
18
16
16
15
14
13
10
9
9
12
Wind gusts (kts)
20
21
21
21
22
25
27
26
23
20
18
13
10
11
16
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.5
1.5
1.5
1.6
1.7
1.9
1.9
1.8
1.7
1.6
1.4
1.3
1.2
1.1
1.2
Wave period (s)
10
10
10
10
6
6
7
7
7
7
7
7
7
8
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1016 1016 1016 1014 1011 1011 1012 1010 1009 1007 1007 1006 1006 1007 1010
Air temperature (°C)
19
18
21
25
27
25
22
21
21
20
23
28
28
24
22

Description

This is the wind, wave and weather forecast for Richards Bay in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Windfinder specializes in wind, waves, tides and weather reports & forecasts for wind related sports like kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, sailing or paragliding.

The Forecast is based on the GFS model. Forecasts are available worldwide. The horizontal resolution is about 27 km. Forecasts are computed 4 times a day, at about 5am, 11am, 5pm and 11pm UTC. Predictions are available in time steps of 3 hours for up to 7 days into the future. The arrows point in the direction that the wind is blowing.

Check the wind forecast for Richards Bay when you want to find the best last minute travel destination for your kiteboarding, windsurfing or sailing vacation in South Africa.

Units Our default units are knots and degrees Celsius. These are often used by sailors, kiters, surfers, windsurfers or paragliders. You can change units on our settings page.

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