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Melkbos to Cape Hangklip

Thursday 29 September 2016

Cranking SSW groundswell lights up False Bay Thursday with solid 6-8' deep water groundswell (nearshore in the bay probs 4-5'). Winds mild WSW and kiffly clean. Other side a bit messy: wobbly W onshore and heaving mixed 6-10' seas. Muizies 3-4' and could fire. S wind puffs moderate in arvi. Friday same direction swell, but smaller, and easing. West open coast 4-6' early, down to 4' by eve. Muizies could be fun 3-4' easing to 3'. Saturday trickles 3-4' with still plenty south in it (not great for west side). Muizies 3' but now the southerly winds are starting to kick. Moderate in morning, fresh in arvi. Sunday the SE is yonking 20kts+. Weak 2-4' surf at best. Smacked about a bit by wind. Water temp plummets. Muizies back in therapy. Monday epic day. But its flat. Muizies clean 3' and a bit wonked and sickly at first, improving as swell eases.

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Cape Peninsula

  • Sea Temp: 11.0 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 6:47 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:25 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Thu 29

      • 13  
      • 13  
      • 13  
      • 12  
      • 12  
  • Fri 30

      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
  • Sat 01

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Sun 02

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Mon 03

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Tue 04

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
  • Wed 05

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 13  
      20
      • 13  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 12  
      17
      • 12  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 8  
      20
      • 8  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 11  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 11  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 11  
      20
      • 10  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Thu 29

      • 8  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 7  
      17
      • 10  
      20
  • Fri 30

      • 9  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 10  
      20
  • Sat 01

      • 13  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Sun 02

      • 21  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 20  
      20
  • Mon 03

      • 10  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 2  
      14
      • 5  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Tue 04

      • 11  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 12  
      20
  • Wed 05

      • 13  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 16  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Thu 29
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      023-42-31-26-88-103-4
      053-42-31-26-88-103-4
      083-42-31-26-88-103-4
      113-42-31-26-88-103-4
      142-32-31-26-88-103-4
      172-32-31-26-88-103-4
      202-32-31-25-78-103-4
      232-31-21-25-78-103-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.73.912.6SSW211
      12.83.912.8SSW210
      12.83.912.9SSW210
      12.93.913.1SSW208
      12.73.913.1SSW208
      12.33.813.0SSW209
      11.93.612.9SSW208
      11.53.512.8SSW208

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1223WSW258Mod. Wind
      1020WSW255Mod. Wind
      815WSW247Mod. Wind
      612WSW237Light Wind
      612SW230Light Wind
      714SW214Mod. Wind
      1019SSW198Mod. Wind
      1120S182Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:22 AM/1.64m
        • 2:35 PM/1.74m
      • Low
        • 8:27 AM/0.41m
        • 8:49 PM/0.37m
  • Fri 30
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      022-31-20-15-76-83-4
      052-31-20-14-66-82-3
      081-21-20-14-66-82-3
      111-21-20-14-56-82-3
      141-21-20-13-55-72-3
      171-21-20-13-44-62-3
      201-20-10-13-44-51-2
      231-20-10-13-43-51-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.13.412.7SSW208
      10.83.312.7SSW207
      10.43.212.7SSW206
      9.93.012.6SSW205
      9.42.912.4SSW205
      8.72.612.2SSW204
      8.02.412.0SSW204
      7.52.311.8SSW203

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1018S175Mod. Wind
      918S180Mod. Wind
      917S187Mod. Wind
      816SSW202Mod. Wind
      815SW225Mod. Wind
      1018SW232Mod. Wind
      1019SW230Mod. Wind
      1020SW227Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:53 AM/1.68m
        • 3:05 PM/1.77m
      • Low
        • 8:56 AM/0.38m
        • 9:17 PM/0.34m
  • Sat 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      020-10-10-12-33-41-2
      050-10-10-12-33-41-2
      081-20-10-13-43-51-2
      111-21-20-13-43-51-2
      141-21-20-13-43-51-2
      171-21-20-12-33-51-2
      201-21-20-12-33-51-2
      231-21-20-12-33-40-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.42.311.6SSW202
      7.62.311.2SSW203
      7.92.411.0SSW204
      8.12.510.8SSW208
      8.12.510.6SSW213
      8.02.410.4SW215
      7.92.410.3SW218
      7.62.310.1SW220

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1223SSW210Mod. Wind
      1426SSW196Mod. Wind
      1324S182Mod. Wind
      1222S173Mod. Wind
      1223S177Mod. Wind
      1528S173Fresh Wind
      1731SSE163Fresh Wind
      1731SSE152Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:22 AM/1.70m
        • 3:33 PM/1.78m
      • Low
        • 9:23 AM/0.37m
        • 9:43 PM/0.34m
  • Sun 02
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      021-21-20-12-33-40-1
      051-21-20-12-33-40-1
      081-21-20-12-33-41-2
      110-10-10-12-33-41-2
      140-10-10-11-22-32-3
      170-10-10-11-22-32-3
      200-10-10-11-22-32-3
      230-10-10-11-21-22-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.42.39.8SW217
      7.42.39.7SW217
      7.72.39.5SW217
      7.82.48.8SSW199
      7.82.47.9SSE168
      7.72.47.9SSE162
      7.92.47.8SSE154
      7.72.47.9SSE151

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1732SE142Fresh Wind
      2037SE131Fresh Wind
      2139SE129Strong Wind
      2037SE124Fresh Wind
      1936SE132Fresh Wind
      2037SE130Fresh Wind
      2037SE126Fresh Wind
      1833ESE118Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:50 AM/1.70m
        • 4:01 PM/1.76m
      • Low
        • 9:49 AM/0.38m
        • 10:09 PM/0.35m
  • Mon 03
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      020-10-10-11-21-22-3
      050-10-10-11-21-21-2
      080-10-10-11-21-21-2
      110-10-10-11-21-21-2
      140-10-10-10-11-21-2
      170-10-10-10-11-21-2
      200-10-10-11-21-21-2
      230-10-10-11-21-21-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.22.28.0SSE152
      6.62.08.0SSE153
      6.11.98.0SSE153
      5.61.78.2SSE155
      5.31.68.4SSE157
      5.11.58.8SSE160
      4.91.59.2SSE163
      4.81.49.4S170

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1529ESE115Fresh Wind
      1324ESE111Mod. Wind
      1020E96Mod. Wind
      611ENE65Light Wind
      23WNW300Calm
      510SSW208Light Wind
      916S182Mod. Wind
      814S175Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:19 AM/1.68m
        • 4:28 PM/1.72m
      • Low
        • 10:16 AM/0.41m
        • 10:35 PM/0.39m
  • Tue 04
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      020-10-10-11-21-20-1
      050-10-10-11-21-20-1
      081-20-10-11-22-30-1
      111-21-20-12-32-30-1
      141-21-20-12-32-30-1
      171-21-20-12-32-30-1
      201-21-20-12-32-30-1
      231-21-20-12-32-30-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      4.71.49.8S190
      4.71.410.5SW224
      4.91.510.9SW231
      5.11.611.0WSW238
      5.21.610.9WSW238
      5.21.610.8WSW239
      5.21.610.6WSW239
      5.31.610.4WSW239

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      510S173Light Wind
      713SSW213Mod. Wind
      1120SSW208Mod. Wind
      917S191Mod. Wind
      917SSW195Mod. Wind
      1121SSW195Mod. Wind
      1222S183Mod. Wind
      1223S177Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:47 AM/1.63m
        • 4:56 PM/1.66m
      • Low
        • 10:43 AM/0.47m
        • 11:03 PM/0.44m
  • Wed 05
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      021-21-21-22-32-30-1
      051-21-21-22-32-30-1
      081-21-21-21-22-30-1
      111-20-10-11-22-30-1
      141-20-10-11-22-30-1
      171-20-10-11-22-30-1
      201-20-10-12-32-30-1
      231-21-20-12-32-30-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.31.610.3WSW241
      5.21.610.2WSW244
      5.11.610.1WSW245
      5.01.510.0WSW246
      5.01.510.0WSW245
      5.21.69.9WSW240
      5.51.79.9SW234
      5.71.89.9SW234

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1527S182Fresh Wind
      1223S174Mod. Wind
      1324S181Mod. Wind
      1120S184Mod. Wind
      1426S188Mod. Wind
      1629S181Fresh Wind
      1733S171Fresh Wind
      1732S171Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:16 AM/1.57m
        • 5:24 PM/1.58m
      • Low
        • 11:12 AM/0.54m
        • 11:33 PM/0.51m

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