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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)

  • Fri 20

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      • 11  
      • 11  
      • 11  
  • Sat 21

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Sun 22

      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Mon 23

      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 11  
      • 11  
  • Tue 24

      • 10  
      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
  • Wed 25

      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
      • 9  
  • Thu 26

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

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Fri 20

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        -
      •    
        -
      • 11  
      14
      • 13  
      17
      • 15  
      20
  • Sat 21

      • 16  
      08
      • 16  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 19  
      17
      • 21  
      20
  • Sun 22

      • 16  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 20  
      17
      • 19  
      20
  • Mon 23

      • 13  
      08
      • 12  
      11
      • 14  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 16  
      20
  • Tue 24

      • 14  
      08
      • 14  
      11
      • 13  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 17  
      20
  • Wed 25

      • 21  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 20  
      14
      • 23  
      17
      • 25  
      20
  • Thu 26

      • 21  
      08
      • 20  
      11
      • 22  
      14
      • 23  
      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Fri 20
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      143-42-32-36-88-101-2
      173-42-32-36-88-101-2
      203-42-32-35-78-101-2
      233-42-32-35-76-81-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.33.413.3SW220
      11.33.413.2SW221
      11.13.413.1SW222
      10.73.212.9SW222

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1121S180Mod. Wind
      1325S185Mod. Wind
      1528S180Fresh Wind
      1529SSE166Fresh 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
      023-42-31-25-76-81-2
      052-32-31-24-66-81-2
      082-32-31-24-55-71-2
      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°
      10.23.112.7SW223
      9.73.012.6SW224
      9.32.812.4SW224
      8.82.712.3SW225
      8.52.612.0SW225
      8.42.611.8SW225
      8.62.611.7SW225
      8.82.711.6SW223

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1630SSE157Fresh Wind
      1731SSE150Fresh Wind
      1631SE144Fresh Wind
      1630SSE149Fresh Wind
      1732SSE160Fresh Wind
      1935SSE164Fresh Wind
      2140SSE158Strong Wind
      2140SSE149Strong 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
      052-31-21-23-44-51-2
      081-21-21-23-43-51-2
      111-21-21-23-43-50-1
      141-21-21-22-33-40-1
      171-21-21-23-43-50-1
      201-21-21-23-43-51-2
      231-21-21-23-43-51-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.72.611.4SW223
      8.32.511.2SW222
      7.92.411.1SW222
      7.52.311.0SW222
      7.32.210.9SW222
      7.62.310.9SW222
      7.82.410.8SW223
      8.02.410.8SW223

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1936SSE155Fresh Wind
      1834SSE162Fresh Wind
      1631SSE161Fresh Wind
      1528SSE165Fresh Wind
      1732S175Fresh Wind
      2037S170Fresh Wind
      1936SSE155Fresh Wind
      1834SSE153Fresh 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
      022-31-21-23-55-71-2
      053-42-32-35-76-81-2
      083-42-32-35-78-101-2
      113-42-32-36-88-101-2
      143-43-42-36-88-101-2
      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°
      8.42.513.4SW224
      8.82.717.8SW226
      9.32.817.1SW226
      9.83.016.6SW225
      10.43.216.1SW225
      10.93.315.6SW225
      11.13.415.2SW226
      10.93.315.0SW227

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1733SSE157Fresh Wind
      1629SSE157Fresh Wind
      1325SSE155Mod. Wind
      1223SSE165Mod. Wind
      1426S176Mod. Wind
      1630S178Fresh Wind
      1630S178Fresh Wind
      1528S180Fresh 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
      023-43-42-36-88-101-2
      053-42-32-36-88-101-2
      083-42-32-35-76-81-2
      113-42-32-34-66-81-2
      142-32-32-34-65-71-2
      172-32-31-24-55-71-2
      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°
      10.53.214.6SW227
      10.03.114.4SW229
      9.52.914.2SW229
      9.02.814.1SW230
      8.62.613.6SW230
      8.12.513.3SW231
      7.92.413.2SW231
      7.92.412.9SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1527SSW194Fresh Wind
      1427SSW203Mod. Wind
      1426SSW210Mod. Wind
      1426SSW205Mod. Wind
      1325S190Mod. Wind
      1427S183Mod. Wind
      1733SSE168Fresh Wind
      2038SSE155Fresh Wind

      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
      022-31-21-23-54-61-2
      052-32-31-24-55-71-2
      082-32-31-24-55-71-2
      112-31-21-23-54-61-2
      142-31-21-23-54-61-2
      170-10-10-13-43-41-2
      200-10-10-12-32-32-3
      230-10-10-11-22-33-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.22.512.6SW231
      8.42.612.4SW231
      8.52.612.3SW231
      8.42.612.0SW231
      8.22.511.7SW231
      8.52.69.0SSW198
      9.22.87.5SSE160
      9.52.97.6SSE151

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2038SSE148Fresh Wind
      2140SE141Strong Wind
      2140SE136Strong Wind
      2037SE139Fresh Wind
      2037SSE150Fresh Wind
      2343SSE155Strong Wind
      2546SSE150Strong Wind
      2444SSE147Strong 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
  • Thu 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      020-10-10-11-22-33-4
      050-10-10-11-22-32-3
      080-10-10-11-21-22-3
      110-10-10-12-33-41-2
      140-10-10-12-32-31-2
      170-10-10-11-22-32-3
      200-10-10-11-22-32-3
      230-10-10-11-22-32-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.22.87.9SSE151
      8.82.77.8SSE150
      8.22.57.6SSE150
      7.72.48.8S190
      7.72.47.9S187
      7.82.47.7S171
      7.72.47.9SSE168
      7.62.37.8S169

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2242SSE154Strong Wind
      2241SSE158Strong Wind
      2139SSE163Strong Wind
      2038S171Fresh Wind
      2242S178Strong Wind
      2342S178Strong Wind
      2242S172Strong Wind
      2241SSE165Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:35 AM/1.61m
        • 2:40 PM/1.66m
      • Low
        • 8:35 AM/0.58m
        • 8:53 PM/0.42m
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