Heavy swell expected off South Africa

Intense storms over the South Atlantic will be producing heavy 5-8 meter long-period swells of 12-15 seconds from the Southwest in the waters off South Africa during the next couple of days.  Wave heights likely will be enhanced within the Agulhas current.

Significant wave heights. Image credit windy.com

About Fred Pickhardt

I am a marine meteorologist and sailed briefly with American Export Lines in the Far East trade after graduating from State University of New York Maritime College. I have extensive experience in weather analysis, weather forecasting, optimum ship routing, vessel performance evaluations and forensic weather event reconstructions. I founded Ocean Weather Services and as Owner and Chief Consultant currently provide optimum ship routing services and forensic marine weather reports to the maritime industry.
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