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Wind, waves & weather forecast Richards Bay

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  • Sunrise: 06:44
  • Sunset: 17:10
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Last update: 12:42 local time
Local date Sunday, Jul 13 Monday, Jul 14
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 14
14
14
14
14
13
11
9
9
10
11
10
12
13
8
3
Wind gusts (kts)
19
17
17
15
14
14
13
10
9
10
12
12
13
14
10
4
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.3
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.8
2.2
2.1
1.9
1.6
1.4
1.3
1.3
1.5
1.7
1.8
2.0
Wave period (s)
13
13
13
13
12
10
11
10
11
11
11
11
10
10
10
11
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1017 1017 1019 1020 1019 1019 1020 1021 1022 1022 1024 1024 1023 1023 1025 1026
Air temperature (°C)
20
20
20
20
20
19
19
19
19
18
18
19
20
19
19
19
Local date Tuesday, Jul 15 Wednesday, Jul 16
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 1
5
7
11
14
17
18
18
17
16
13
9
8
11
12
12
Wind gusts (kts)
2
5
8
13
17
20
23
24
23
20
15
11
9
14
15
14
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
2.2
2.4
2.3
2.1
2.0
1.8
1.8
1.7
1.6
1.5
1.4
1.4
1.3
1.3
1.3
1.3
Wave period (s)
15
15
14
14
13
13
13
12
12
12
12
11
11
11
11
14
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1025 1024 1025 1025 1022 1021 1021 1021 1018 1017 1017 1017 1013 1012 1013 1012
Air temperature (°C)
18
17
17
19
20
20
20
19
18
17
17
20
23
23
22
21
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Local date Thursday, Jul 17 Friday, Jul 18
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 11
11
11
9
9
14
17
12
10
8
7
4
4
9
13
9
Wind gusts (kts)
12
12
13
13
13
21
23
15
11
8
7
5
4
10
16
12
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.3
1.3
1.2
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
1.0
1.0
1.0
0.9
0.9
0.9
1.0
1.1
1.1
Wave period (s)
13
13
12
11
11
11
11
11
11
10
10
10
10
12
12
12
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1010 1008 1008 1007 1002 1001 1002 1002 1003 1002 1003 1002 1000 1001 1004 1006
Air temperature (°C)
20
19
19
22
25
25
23
22
21
19
18
21
23
21
21
21
Local date Saturday, Jul 19 Sunday, Jul 20
Local time 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 02h 05h 08h 11h 14h 17h 20h
Wind direction
Wind speed (kts) 3
4
5
2
16
17
13
13
15
14
11
9
6
7
6
Wind gusts (kts)
4
4
6
3
16
19
15
15
17
16
13
9
6
7
7
Wave direction
Wave height (m)
1.1
1.0
1.3
2.1
2.8
3.1
3.1
2.9
2.7
2.7
2.6
2.4
2.2
2.0
1.9
Wave period (s)
12
12
10
11
12
12
15
14
13
13
12
12
11
11
11
Cloud cover
Precipitation (mm/3h)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Air pressure (hPa) 1007 1009 1012 1013 1013 1015 1018 1019 1020 1022 1024 1024 1023 1023 1024
Air temperature (°C)
20
20
19
21
20
20
20
20
20
19
19
19
20
19
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 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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