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Melkbos to Cape Hangklip

Weekend 2 July 2016

Reports sporadic between 1 July and 19 July

Heaving 20 foot seas and honking frontal SW onshores pummel the Cape Friday and the swell has 15 second grunt and is a big fat mess. Muizies 4' and sort of offshore. Saturday its cleaning up big time in crisp moderate SE offshores, and the surf is off the charts 10-15' easing to 8'. It's pumping. Clean cooking conditions. Muizies mild onshore 4' easing. Sunday pumping 4-6' surf in frisky brisk straight East offshores. Yeah man. Cooking. A bit more manageable. Muizies messed up. Monday kiff glassy to soft light NE bergs going glassy to calm and a fun if 4' swell. Tuesday 4-6' surf and fresh NW. Muizies fun 2-3'.

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Cape Peninsula

  • Sea Temp: 11.0 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:48 PM
  • Sunrise: 7:52 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Fri 01

      • 21  
      • 22  
      • 22  
      • 21  
      • 20  
  • Sat 02

      • 17  
      • 16  
      • 15  
      • 14  
      • 13  
  • Sun 03

      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Mon 04

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Tue 05

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 10  
  • Wed 06

      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 12  
      • 12  
      • 11  
  • Thu 07

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

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Fri 01

      • 28  
      08
      • 26  
      11
      • 23  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Sat 02

      • 12  
      08
      • 13  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Sun 03

      • 18  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 18  
      17
      • 16  
      20
  • Mon 04

      • 5  
      08
      • 3  
      11
      • 3  
      14
      • 4  
      17
      • 6  
      20
  • Tue 05

      • 12  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Wed 06

      • 18  
      08
      • 24  
      11
      • 25  
      14
      • 24  
      17
      • 23  
      20
  • Thu 07

      • 21  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 18  
      14
      • 19  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Fri 01
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      028-106-85-715-1820-253-5
      058-106-85-715-1820-253-5
      0810-126-86-818-2025-304-5
      1110-128-106-818-2025-304-5
      1410-128-106-818-2025-304-5
      1710-126-86-818-2025-303-5
      2010-126-86-818-2020-253-5
      2310-126-86-818-2020-253-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      19.25.814.6SW224
      20.06.114.8SW224
      21.26.514.8SW224
      21.96.714.7SW225
      21.86.614.7SW227
      21.16.414.6SW228
      20.46.214.6SW230
      19.66.014.8SW230

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2445W267Strong Wind
      2751W265Strong Wind
      2853WSW254Near Gale
      2648SW235Strong Wind
      2344SW223Strong Wind
      2038SSW205Fresh Wind
      1731S186Fresh Wind
      1427SSE165Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:23 AM/1.65m
        • 1:04 PM/1.56m
      • Low
        • 6:54 AM/0.41m
        • 7:09 PM/0.49m
  • Sat 02
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      028-106-86-815-1820-253-4
      058-106-85-715-1818-203-4
      088-105-75-715-1818-203-4
      116-84-64-610-1515-183-4
      146-84-54-510-1215-182-3
      175-73-53-410-1210-152-3
      204-63-43-48-1010-122-3
      233-53-42-36-810-122-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      18.65.715.0SW231
      17.75.415.2SW231
      16.85.115.3SW230
      15.74.815.2SW229
      14.74.515.1SW228
      13.74.214.7SW227
      12.73.914.4SW226
      11.83.614.2SW225

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1223SSE148Mod. Wind
      1121SE139Mod. Wind
      1222SE135Mod. Wind
      1324SE125Mod. Wind
      1325ESE123Mod. Wind
      1425ESE122Mod. Wind
      1325SE124Mod. Wind
      1122SE129Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:21 AM/1.71m
        • 1:57 PM/1.65m
      • Low
        • 7:46 AM/0.34m
        • 8:03 PM/0.42m
  • Sun 03
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      023-42-32-36-88-101-2
      053-42-32-35-76-81-2
      083-42-31-24-66-81-2
      112-32-31-24-66-81-2
      142-31-21-24-55-71-2
      172-31-21-23-55-71-2
      202-31-21-23-55-71-2
      232-31-21-23-44-61-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.03.413.9SW224
      10.33.113.6SW223
      9.93.013.3SW222
      9.62.913.2SW221
      9.42.912.9SW220
      9.22.812.7SW218
      9.02.712.6SW217
      8.72.612.5SW215

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1223SE141Mod. Wind
      1529SE142Fresh Wind
      1833SE136Fresh Wind
      1834SE132Fresh Wind
      1733SE134Fresh Wind
      1833SE132Fresh Wind
      1629SE125Fresh Wind
      1325ESE122Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:12 AM/1.76m
        • 2:45 PM/1.72m
      • Low
        • 8:33 AM/0.28m
        • 8:52 PM/0.38m
  • Mon 04
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      021-21-20-13-44-51-2
      051-21-20-13-44-51-2
      081-21-20-13-44-51-2
      111-21-20-13-44-51-2
      141-21-21-23-44-61-2
      172-31-21-23-44-61-2
      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°
      8.42.512.4SW214
      8.22.512.3SSW213
      8.22.512.5SSW213
      8.22.513.2SSW212
      8.32.513.3SW214
      8.32.513.1SW217
      8.22.512.8SW219
      8.12.512.7SW221

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1122ESE120Mod. Wind
      916ESE113Mod. Wind
      510ESE110Light Wind
      36SE135Calm
      35SSW210Calm
      47SW224Light Wind
      612SW228Light Wind
      815WSW236Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:58 AM/1.78m
        • 3:29 PM/1.77m
      • Low
        • 9:16 AM/0.26m
        • 9:37 PM/0.36m
  • Tue 05
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      022-31-21-23-44-61-2
      052-31-21-23-44-61-2
      082-31-21-23-54-61-2
      112-31-21-23-55-71-2
      142-31-21-24-55-71-2
      172-32-31-24-66-81-2
      203-42-31-25-76-81-2
      233-42-32-36-88-101-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.02.412.6SW223
      8.02.412.7SW224
      8.12.513.1SW223
      8.42.615.2SW217
      8.62.615.4SW218
      8.92.715.3SW221
      9.62.915.1SW222
      10.83.314.5SW224

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      917WSW255Mod. Wind
      1019W277Mod. Wind
      1223WNW294Mod. Wind
      1426WNW304Mod. Wind
      1427NW308Mod. Wind
      1426NW316Mod. Wind
      1325NW321Mod. Wind
      1019NW321Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 3:42 AM/1.77m
        • 4:11 PM/1.78m
      • Low
        • 9:57 AM/0.26m
        • 10:20 PM/0.37m
  • Wed 06
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      023-53-42-36-88-101-2
      053-53-42-36-88-101-2
      083-42-32-36-88-101-2
      113-42-32-36-88-101-2
      143-43-42-36-88-101-2
      173-53-42-36-88-101-2
      203-42-32-36-88-101-2
      233-42-32-35-76-81-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.33.514.0SW225
      11.13.413.7SW227
      10.83.313.4SW227
      11.13.413.3SW225
      11.53.513.2SW224
      11.53.513.1SW226
      11.03.412.8SW227
      10.43.212.6SW228

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      35WNW290Calm
      1019SSE163Mod. Wind
      1834SSE155Fresh Wind
      2445SSE152Strong Wind
      2547SSE156Strong Wind
      2446SSE153Strong Wind
      2344SSE151Strong Wind
      2139SSE150Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 4:24 AM/1.73m
        • 4:51 PM/1.76m
      • Low
        • 10:36 AM/0.30m
        • 11:01 PM/0.41m
  • Thu 07
    • 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
      113-42-32-34-66-81-2
      142-32-31-24-66-81-2
      172-32-31-24-55-71-2
      202-32-31-24-55-71-2
      232-31-21-23-54-61-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.13.112.4SW229
      10.03.012.3SW228
      10.13.112.3SW227
      10.03.012.3SW225
      9.73.012.2SW226
      9.42.911.9SW226
      9.22.811.7SW225
      8.82.711.5SW225

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2038SSE150Fresh Wind
      2037SE146Fresh Wind
      2139SE144Strong Wind
      1936SSE148Fresh Wind
      1833SSE148Fresh Wind
      1935SE142Fresh Wind
      1935SE127Fresh Wind
      1731SE126Fresh Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 5:04 AM/1.66m
        • 5:31 PM/1.71m
      • Low
        • 11:13 AM/0.36m
        • 11:42 PM/0.47m

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