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Melkbos to Cape Hangklip

Weekend 18 February 2017

Looks small to flat at dawn Friday in light SE breezes. Watch the arvi as a new groundswell peaks at 4-6' by evening in mostly mild moderate S winds. Muizies clean early but small to flat 1' going a bit onshore later. Saturday lekker 4-5' west swell feasible in mild bumpy SW onshores puffing strong SSE by late arvi. Muizies should have fun 2' clean conditions early before if finally goes pears in arvi. Sunday a rumpy pumpy beasterly southeasterly rips thro, going almost galeforce by arvi. Muizies back in rehab. Monday ripping SE winds continue, flattening 2-3' peaks. False Bay fills up with washy quite big windswell and there could be contour waves. Tuesday same. Honking SE. Big waves False Bay. Other side small to ripped up 2' maybe 3.

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Cape Peninsula

  • Sea Temp: 14.9 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:29 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:28 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 23

      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Fri 24

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Sat 25

      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 10  
  • Sun 26

      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 11  
  • Mon 27

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Tue 28

      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
      • 7  
  • Wed 01

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 16  
      20
      • 14  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 16  
      20
      • 15  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 15  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 23

      • 12  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Fri 24

      • 4  
      08
      • 5  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 15  
      20
  • Sat 25

      • 16  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 21  
      17
      • 23  
      20
  • Sun 26

      • 24  
      08
      • 23  
      11
      • 24  
      14
      • 27  
      17
      • 29  
      20
  • Mon 27

      • 21  
      08
      • 17  
      11
      • 15  
      14
      • 17  
      17
      • 19  
      20
  • Tue 28

      • 10  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Wed 01

      • 16  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 18  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      020-10-10-11-22-32-3
      050-10-10-11-22-32-3
      080-10-10-11-22-31-2
      110-10-10-11-22-31-2
      140-10-10-11-22-30-1
      171-21-21-22-32-30-1
      201-21-21-22-31-20-1
      231-21-21-22-31-20-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.62.68.4SSE155
      7.82.48.3SSE154
      7.02.18.8S176
      6.31.99.1S190
      5.81.89.8SSW210
      5.41.712.4WSW257
      5.21.616.4WNW300
      5.01.516.4WNW300

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1935ESE119Fresh Wind
      1630ESE114Fresh Wind
      1223ESE112Mod. Wind
      816ESE119Mod. Wind
      612SE146Light Wind
      714SSE159Mod. Wind
      815SSE151Mod. Wind
      612SSE160Light Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:36 AM/1.49m
        • 1:44 PM/1.54m
      • Low
        • 7:39 AM/0.67m
        • 7:56 PM/0.54m
  • Fri 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      021-21-21-22-31-20-1
      051-20-10-11-22-30-1
      081-21-21-22-31-20-1
      111-21-21-22-31-20-1
      141-21-21-22-31-20-1
      171-21-21-22-31-20-1
      201-21-22-32-32-30-1
      232-31-22-33-43-40-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.91.516.3WNW299
      4.91.510.8WSW237
      4.81.514.4WNW291
      4.91.516.6NW304
      4.91.516.6WNW304
      5.11.616.5WNW303
      5.41.716.3WNW296
      5.81.815.8W279

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      713SW214Mod. Wind
      816SSW211Mod. Wind
      48SSW202Light Wind
      510WSW244Light Wind
      1019SW225Mod. Wind
      1325SSW210Mod. Wind
      1527SSW203Fresh Wind
      1325SSW201Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:11 AM/1.61m
        • 2:21 PM/1.65m
      • Low
        • 8:16 AM/0.55m
        • 8:31 PM/0.44m
  • Sat 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      022-32-32-33-53-50-1
      053-42-32-34-54-60-1
      082-32-32-34-55-71-2
      113-42-32-34-66-81-2
      143-42-32-34-66-81-2
      173-42-32-35-76-81-2
      203-42-32-35-76-81-2
      233-42-32-35-76-81-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.31.915.5W265
      7.12.215.3WSW254
      8.02.514.8SW234
      8.82.714.2SW229
      9.32.813.7SW227
      9.73.013.5SW228
      10.03.013.2SW229
      10.23.113.0SW229

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1325S190Mod. Wind
      1732S187Fresh Wind
      1631S179Fresh Wind
      1732S178Fresh Wind
      1935S174Fresh Wind
      2139SSE168Strong Wind
      2343SSE160Strong Wind
      2445SSE151Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:44 AM/1.72m
        • 2:56 PM/1.74m
      • Low
        • 8:51 AM/0.44m
        • 9:04 PM/0.35m
  • Sun 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      023-42-32-35-76-81-2
      053-42-32-35-76-81-2
      083-42-32-35-76-81-2
      113-42-32-35-76-81-2
      143-42-32-35-76-81-2
      171-21-20-13-55-72-3
      200-10-10-13-44-63-4
      230-10-10-12-33-43-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.33.112.9SW230
      10.23.112.9SW230
      10.13.112.8SW230
      9.93.012.6SW230
      9.83.012.4SW231
      10.23.110.1SSW209
      10.73.38.7S183
      10.93.37.9SSE155

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2446SSE148Strong Wind
      2445SE143Strong Wind
      2445SE141Strong Wind
      2344SE140Strong Wind
      2445SSE149Strong Wind
      2750SSE150Strong Wind
      2954SE144Near Gale
      2853SE138Near Gale

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:17 AM/1.82m
        • 3:31 PM/1.81m
      • Low
        • 9:25 AM/0.36m
        • 9:38 PM/0.30m
  • Mon 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      020-10-10-12-33-43-4
      050-10-10-12-32-33-4
      080-10-10-12-33-43-4
      110-10-10-11-22-32-3
      140-10-10-11-22-32-3
      170-10-10-13-43-52-3
      200-10-10-13-43-52-3
      230-10-10-13-44-52-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.73.28.0SSE152
      10.13.18.0SSE149
      9.42.98.3SSE156
      8.62.68.2SSE155
      8.02.58.1SSE156
      8.02.411.1SSW193
      8.42.59.9S182
      8.72.610.4SSW192

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2751SE134Strong Wind
      2547SE130Strong Wind
      2140SE125Strong Wind
      1731SE124Fresh Wind
      1528SE137Fresh Wind
      1731SE141Fresh Wind
      1935SE138Fresh Wind
      1834SE133Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:50 AM/1.89m
        • 4:06 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 10:00 AM/0.30m
        • 10:12 PM/0.27m
  • Tue 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      020-10-10-13-43-52-3
      051-20-10-13-43-51-2
      082-31-21-23-43-50-1
      112-31-21-23-43-50-1
      142-31-21-23-43-50-1
      172-31-21-23-44-50-1
      202-31-21-23-44-50-1
      232-31-21-23-54-61-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.52.69.6S184
      8.02.410.5SSW206
      7.32.212.0SW232
      6.92.111.9SW236
      6.72.013.9SW233
      6.72.015.0SW231
      7.02.114.6SW233
      7.32.214.3SW232

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1630SE129Fresh Wind
      1324SE130Mod. Wind
      1019SE138Mod. Wind
      916SSE165Mod. Wind
      1018S182Mod. Wind
      1426S191Mod. Wind
      1732S183Fresh Wind
      1731S170Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:25 AM/1.93m
        • 4:43 PM/1.84m
      • Low
        • 10:36 AM/0.28m
        • 10:47 PM/0.28m
  • Wed 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      022-31-21-23-54-61-2
      052-31-21-23-54-61-2
      082-31-21-23-54-51-2
      112-31-21-23-54-61-2
      142-31-21-23-44-51-2
      172-31-21-23-44-51-2
      202-31-21-23-44-61-2
      232-31-21-23-44-61-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.42.313.9SW232
      7.52.313.5SW232
      7.52.313.3SW231
      7.62.313.2SW229
      7.62.312.8SW228
      7.82.412.6SW226
      8.02.512.4SW225
      8.22.512.0SW225

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1630SSE168Fresh Wind
      1630SSE163Fresh Wind
      1631SSE162Fresh Wind
      1630SSE156Fresh Wind
      1631SSE161Fresh Wind
      1834SSE164Fresh Wind
      2037SSE155Fresh Wind
      1935SSE148Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:02 AM/1.92m
        • 5:21 PM/1.80m
      • Low
        • 11:14 AM/0.30m
        • 11:25 PM/0.33m

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