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Wind, waves & weather forecast Richards Bay

Spot profile
  • Sunrise: 06:11
  • Sunset: 17:34
Current weather
20° C
6 kts
Top webcam
Last update: 00:46 local time
Local date Friday, Aug 28 Saturday, Aug 29
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 12
11
12
12
14
15
14
14
13
12
6
9
8
7
5
4
Wind gusts (kts)
22
21
21
18
19
23
26
26
24
22
13
12
9
9
9
6
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.6
1.6
1.6
1.7
1.8
1.9
1.9
2.0
1.9
1.7
1.5
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.3
1.3
Wave period (s)
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1015 1014 1014 1013 1010 1010 1012 1012 1011 1010 1015 1015 1014 1014 1016 1017
Air temperature (°C)
21
20
22
27
29
26
23
22
21
21
22
23
24
23
21
22
Local date Sunday, Aug 30 Monday, Aug 31
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 2
3
8
10
11
7
5
4
1
6
9
8
7
9
10
10
Wind gusts (kts)
3
3
13
15
14
11
9
7
2
10
15
12
7
13
16
16
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.2
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
Wave period (s)
9
9
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
8
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1016 1015 1016 1014 1010 1011 1014 1014 1013 1012 1012 1010 1008 1010 1012 1014
Air temperature (°C)
21
20
22
27
30
26
22
21
21
20
22
28
30
23
22
22
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Local date Tuesday, Sep 01 Wednesday, Sep 02
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 11
18
19
17
14
13
14
16
16
16
16
16
12
11
10
7
Wind gusts (kts)
17
25
27
24
21
20
23
25
26
26
24
23
18
17
17
13
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.8
2.0
2.3
2.5
2.6
2.6
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.4
2.4
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.3
Wave period (s)
7
8
8
8
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
1
1
1
0
2
3
6
3
14
1
1
0
1
3
4
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1013 1015 1018 1019 1018 1018 1020 1020 1021 1021 1023 1022 1021 1022 1024 1025
Air temperature (°C)
22
21
20
20
19
18
18
18
17
18
18
19
19
18
18
18
Local date Thursday, Sep 03 Friday, Sep 04
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 7
6
6
8
8
7
5
5
2
3
3
5
7
6
5
2
Wind gusts (kts)
12
9
9
10
12
11
8
6
3
4
6
5
9
10
6
3
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.3
2.3
2.3
2.2
2.1
2.1
2.0
2.0
1.9
1.9
1.8
1.7
1.7
1.7
1.6
1.6
Wave period (s)
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
10
9
9
9
9
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
1
2
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
2
1
1
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1024 1024 1026 1027 1025 1026 1028 1028 1027 1027 1028 1027 1026 1026 1027 1027
Air temperature (°C)
18
18
18
19
18
18
18
18
17
17
18
21
20
19
17
18
Local date Saturday, Sep 05 Sunday, Sep 06
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 2
2
3
2
8
9
7
6
6
6
8
9
10
11
7
Wind gusts (kts)
3
4
4
3
8
12
15
10
10
9
13
11
11
16
12
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.6
1.5
1.5
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.4
1.3
1.3
1.2
1.2
1.2
Wave period (s)
9
9
9
9
8
9
9
8
8
9
9
9
9
9
9
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1026 1025 1026 1026 1023 1022 1023 1023 1021 1021 1021 1020 1017 1017 1019
Air temperature (°C)
18
16
18
23
22
20
18
17
17
16
19
23
24
21
19

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 13 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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