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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: 15.2 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 7:30 PM
  • Sunrise: 6:28 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Wed 22

      • 9  
      • 9  
      • 8  
      • 8  
      • 9  
  • Thu 23

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

      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 5  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Sat 25

      • 9  
      • 10  
      • 10  
      • 11  
      • 11  
  • Sun 26

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

      • 8  
      • 7  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
  • Tue 28

      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 6  
      • 7  
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 8  
      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
      • 10  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
      • 9  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 14  
      17
      • 14  
      20
      • 12  
      08
      • 15  
      11
      • 16  
      14
      • 15  
      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Wed 22

      • 19  
      08
      • 18  
      11
      • 17  
      14
      • 19  
      17
      • 21  
      20
  • Thu 23

      • 13  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Fri 24

      • 6  
      08
      • 9  
      11
      • 12  
      14
      • 15  
      17
      • 16  
      20
  • Sat 25

      • 22  
      08
      • 22  
      11
      • 24  
      14
      • 26  
      17
      • 28  
      20
  • Sun 26

      • 26  
      08
      • 22  
      11
      • 22  
      14
      • 25  
      17
      • 26  
      20
  • Mon 27

      • 13  
      08
      • 8  
      11
      • 6  
      14
      • 8  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Tue 28

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

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Wed 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      020-10-10-12-33-43-4
      050-10-10-13-43-53-4
      080-10-10-12-33-43-4
      110-10-10-12-33-42-3
      140-10-10-12-33-42-3
      170-10-10-12-33-42-3
      200-10-10-12-33-43-4
      230-10-10-12-32-33-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      9.93.08.6SSE160
      9.42.99.4S176
      9.02.89.2S172
      8.62.69.1S173
      8.32.59.0S174
      8.32.59.0S175
      8.82.78.7SSE165
      9.22.88.5SSE156

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2241SE136Strong Wind
      2139SE132Strong Wind
      1936SE128Fresh Wind
      1833SE128Fresh Wind
      1733SE136Fresh Wind
      1936SE137Fresh Wind
      2140SE136Strong Wind
      2241SE130Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:52 AM/1.37m
        • 1:01 PM/1.44m
      • Low
        • 6:53 AM/0.78m
        • 7:18 PM/0.64m
  • Thu 23
    • 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
      110-10-10-11-22-31-2
      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°
      9.02.78.3SSE147
      8.22.58.5SSE154
      7.32.28.4SSE154
      6.42.09.2S190
      5.81.89.7SSW210
      5.41.711.8WSW245
      5.21.616.4WNW300
      5.11.516.4WNW300

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2037ESE122Fresh Wind
      1731ESE118Fresh Wind
      1324ESE115Mod. Wind
      815ESE124Mod. Wind
      611SSE157Light Wind
      815SSE167Mod. Wind
      816SSE157Mod. Wind
      510S180Light 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
      081-21-21-22-32-30-1
      111-21-21-22-31-20-1
      141-21-21-22-31-20-1
      171-21-22-32-31-20-1
      202-31-22-33-42-30-1
      232-31-22-33-43-40-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.01.516.3WNW299
      5.01.510.7SW235
      5.11.513.5W281
      5.21.616.6NW304
      5.31.616.6WNW304
      5.51.716.5WNW302
      5.81.816.3WNW297
      6.01.815.8W279

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      918SW227Mod. Wind
      918SSW212Mod. Wind
      611SSW206Light Wind
      917SW216Mod. Wind
      1222SSW207Mod. Wind
      1528SSW200Fresh Wind
      1629S191Fresh Wind
      1427S178Mod. 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
      053-42-32-34-64-60-1
      083-42-32-35-76-81-2
      113-42-32-35-76-81-2
      143-42-32-35-76-81-2
      173-42-32-36-88-101-2
      203-53-42-36-88-101-2
      232-32-31-25-76-82-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.41.915.5W266
      7.42.315.3WSW255
      8.62.614.8SW236
      9.52.914.2SW230
      10.13.113.8SW227
      10.73.313.5SW228
      11.23.413.3SW229
      11.53.511.4SW217

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1631S169Fresh Wind
      2038SSE166Fresh Wind
      2240SSE159Strong Wind
      2241SSE153Strong Wind
      2444SSE155Strong Wind
      2649SSE153Strong Wind
      2852SSE147Near Gale
      2852SE139Near Gale

      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
      022-32-31-24-66-82-3
      051-21-20-14-66-83-4
      080-10-10-14-66-83-5
      111-21-20-14-55-73-4
      140-10-10-13-54-63-4
      170-10-10-13-44-53-4
      200-10-10-13-43-53-5
      230-10-10-12-33-43-5
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      11.53.511.3SW214
      11.53.510.7SSW204
      11.43.510.1S189
      10.73.310.6SSW200
      10.23.19.9S185
      10.43.29.3S172
      11.03.39.0SSE159
      11.03.38.9SSE148

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2750SE136Strong Wind
      2852SE134Near Gale
      2648SE129Strong Wind
      2242SE129Strong Wind
      2241SE138Strong Wind
      2547SE139Strong Wind
      2649SE132Strong Wind
      2546SE126Strong Wind

      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
      020-10-10-12-32-33-4
      050-10-10-12-32-33-4
      080-10-10-11-22-32-3
      110-10-10-11-21-22-3
      140-10-10-11-22-31-2
      171-21-21-22-33-40-1
      201-21-21-22-33-40-1
      231-21-21-22-33-40-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.13.19.0SSE147
      9.02.79.1SSE155
      7.82.48.9SSE155
      6.82.18.8SSE157
      6.01.89.2S180
      5.61.713.7SW233
      5.51.713.6SW236
      5.51.713.1WSW239

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2140ESE122Strong Wind
      1732ESE121Fresh Wind
      1325ESE115Mod. Wind
      815SE124Mod. Wind
      611S170Light Wind
      814S186Mod. Wind
      816S189Mod. Wind
      1120S189Mod. 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
      021-21-21-22-33-40-1
      051-21-21-22-33-40-1
      081-21-21-22-33-40-1
      111-21-21-23-43-40-1
      141-21-21-23-43-50-1
      172-31-21-23-43-50-1
      202-31-21-23-44-51-2
      232-31-21-23-54-61-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      5.61.712.7WSW242
      5.81.812.4WSW244
      6.01.812.2WSW242
      6.11.914.5SW230
      6.31.915.5SW226
      6.72.014.8SW229
      7.22.214.4SW228
      7.62.313.9SW228

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1325S189Mod. Wind
      1426S189Mod. Wind
      1324S180Mod. Wind
      1121S184Mod. Wind
      1427S191Mod. Wind
      1631S184Fresh Wind
      1732S169Fresh Wind
      1835SSE155Fresh 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

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