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Melkbos to Cape Hangklip

Monday 16 January 2017

Humping SE pumps Monday going neargale in arvi. Ragged 3-5' windswell builds in False Bay from intense onshores. Other side, flat, freezing and wind-scoured. Tuesday clean but flat in light ESE and a stiflingly hot day. Temps soar to 40 degrees at worst. False Bay onshore and messy still 2-3'. Wednesday bumpy mild SW onshore due and a long-range slow-to-show lullified long swell is barely perceptible at first, rare 3-4' sets by evening. Muizies best its been lately, clean 2' early, slight wobble, mild offshorish breeze going onshorish fresh SSW later. Thursday the forerunners grow more consistent, 4-5' goes solid 4-6' in steady moderate to fresh S. Muizies 2' onshore. Friday 4-6' open coast in moderate SW going fresh S. Muizies 3' onshore.

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Cape Peninsula

  • Sea Temp: 14.5 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:58 PM
  • Sunrise: 5:55 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 19

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      • 8  
  • Fri 20

      • 10  
      • 11  
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  • Sat 21

      • 10  
      • 9  
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      • 9  
  • Sun 22

      • 8  
      • 7  
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      • 7  
      • 8  
  • Mon 23

      • 9  
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      • 10  
      • 11  
      • 11  
  • Tue 24

      • 10  
      • 9  
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  • Wed 25

      • 10  
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      • 9  
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        -
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        -
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      20
      • 14  
      08
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      11
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      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 12  
      08
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      11
      • 12  
      14
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      17
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      20
      • 11  
      08
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      11
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      14
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      17
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      20
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      08
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      11
      • 16  
      14
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      • 15  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 9  
      08
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      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 19

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      • 16  
      20
  • Fri 20

      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 16  
      20
  • Sat 21

      • 18  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 22  
      20
  • Sun 22

      • 18  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 19  
      17
      • 18  
      20
  • Mon 23

      • 14  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Tue 24

      • 17  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 22  
      14
      • 25  
      17
      • 28  
      20
  • Wed 25

      • 23  
      08
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      11
      • 19  
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      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 19
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      202-32-32-34-65-71-2
      232-32-32-34-65-71-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.42.614.5SW231
      8.42.614.4SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1631SSW194Fresh Wind
      1528SSW195Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 8:07 AM/1.48m
      • Low
        • 1:37 AM/0.71m
        • 2:34 PM/0.77m
  • Fri 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      022-32-31-24-55-71-2
      052-32-31-24-66-81-2
      083-42-31-25-76-81-2
      113-42-32-35-78-101-2
      143-42-32-36-88-101-2
      173-42-32-36-88-101-2
      203-42-32-35-78-101-2
      233-42-32-35-78-101-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.42.614.2SW230
      8.92.714.0SW227
      9.93.013.6SW223
      10.83.313.4SW221
      11.33.413.3SW220
      11.33.413.2SW221
      11.13.413.1SW222
      10.83.312.9SW222

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1324SSW200Mod. Wind
      1223SSW198Mod. Wind
      1020SSW200Mod. Wind
      1019SSW200Mod. Wind
      1121SSW192Mod. Wind
      1427S185Mod. Wind
      1630S176Fresh Wind
      1731SSE163Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 9:08 AM/1.41m
      • Low
        • 2:35 AM/0.80m
        • 3:48 PM/0.81m
  • Sat 21
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      023-42-32-35-76-81-2
      053-42-31-24-66-81-2
      082-32-31-24-66-81-2
      112-31-21-24-55-71-2
      142-31-21-23-54-61-2
      172-31-21-23-54-61-2
      202-31-21-23-54-61-2
      232-31-21-23-54-61-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.33.112.7SW223
      9.93.012.6SW224
      9.52.912.4SW224
      9.02.712.3SW225
      8.62.612.0SW225
      8.52.611.8SW226
      8.72.611.7SW225
      8.82.711.6SW224

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1732SSE155Fresh Wind
      1835SSE149Fresh Wind
      1835SE140Fresh Wind
      1631SE142Fresh Wind
      1732SSE156Fresh Wind
      2037SSE160Fresh Wind
      2241SSE156Strong Wind
      2241SSE149Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:24 AM/1.37m
      • Low
        • 3:53 AM/0.86m
        • 5:08 PM/0.80m
  • Sun 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      022-31-21-23-54-61-2
      051-21-21-23-44-51-2
      081-21-21-23-43-51-2
      111-21-21-23-43-40-1
      141-21-21-22-33-40-1
      171-21-21-23-43-40-1
      201-21-21-23-43-50-1
      231-21-21-23-43-51-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.62.611.3SW224
      8.12.511.1SW223
      7.82.411.0SW223
      7.42.311.0SW222
      7.22.210.9SW222
      7.42.210.8SW223
      7.62.310.7SW223
      7.82.410.8SW224

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1936SSE152Fresh Wind
      1833SSE163Fresh Wind
      1833SSE162Fresh Wind
      1427SSE162Mod. Wind
      1630S178Fresh Wind
      1936S176Fresh Wind
      1835SSE161Fresh Wind
      1834SSE156Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 11:40 AM/1.39m
      • Low
        • 5:18 AM/0.86m
        • 6:15 PM/0.74m
  • Mon 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      022-31-21-24-55-71-2
      053-42-32-35-76-81-2
      083-42-32-35-76-81-2
      113-42-32-35-78-101-2
      143-42-32-36-88-101-2
      173-53-42-36-88-101-2
      203-53-42-36-88-101-2
      233-53-42-36-88-101-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.22.514.2SW224
      8.52.617.8SW226
      9.02.717.1SW226
      9.42.916.6SW226
      10.03.016.1SW225
      10.63.215.6SW225
      10.93.315.3SW227
      10.93.315.1SW228

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1833SSE158Fresh Wind
      1528SSE155Fresh Wind
      1426SSE157Mod. Wind
      1325S171Mod. Wind
      1528S183Fresh Wind
      1732S182Fresh Wind
      1732S173Fresh Wind
      1733S172Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:32 AM/1.33m
        • 12:39 PM/1.44m
      • Low
        • 6:26 AM/0.81m
        • 7:04 PM/0.66m
  • Tue 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      023-53-42-36-88-101-2
      053-42-32-36-88-101-2
      083-42-32-35-76-81-2
      113-42-32-35-76-81-2
      143-42-32-35-76-81-2
      173-42-32-35-76-81-2
      203-42-32-35-76-81-2
      232-31-21-24-56-81-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.63.214.8SW228
      10.13.114.4SW229
      9.73.014.3SW230
      9.42.914.2SW230
      9.32.813.7SW231
      9.42.913.4SW231
      10.03.013.3SW231
      10.43.211.1SW218

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1732S174Fresh Wind
      1731S174Fresh Wind
      1732S172Fresh Wind
      1936SSE168Fresh Wind
      2240SSE160Strong Wind
      2547SSE155Strong Wind
      2852SSE152Near Gale
      2852SE142Near Gale

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:22 AM/1.43m
        • 1:26 PM/1.52m
      • Low
        • 7:17 AM/0.74m
        • 7:44 PM/0.58m
  • Wed 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      020-10-10-13-44-53-4
      050-10-10-12-33-43-5
      080-10-10-12-33-43-4
      110-10-10-12-33-43-4
      140-10-10-12-33-43-4
      170-10-10-12-33-43-4
      200-10-10-11-22-33-4
      230-10-10-12-32-33-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.73.38.5S169
      10.73.38.4SSE152
      10.33.18.6SSE151
      9.62.99.1SSE160
      9.02.78.9SSE162
      8.82.78.7SSE166
      9.12.88.0SSE152
      9.22.87.9SSE154

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2852SE134Near Gale
      2649SE131Strong Wind
      2344SE127Strong Wind
      2037SE131Fresh Wind
      1936SE144Fresh Wind
      2139SSE153Strong Wind
      2343SSE163Strong Wind
      2343S171Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:01 AM/1.52m
        • 2:04 PM/1.59m
      • Low
        • 7:58 AM/0.66m
        • 8:19 PM/0.49m
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