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Melkbos to Cape Agulhas

Monday 21 May 2018

Pumping NW frontal winds, strong showers, and messy increasing storm swell smacks Monday about the chops. Starts 4-5' and during arvi an 18 SECOND swell pulses with lo-o-o-o-ng gaps. Sets to 10ft by dusk. Muizies fresh offshore and long lulled 1-2' to 3' sets to 4' by eve. Tuesday #ohmyhat. It's PROPER. Solid 10-15ft groundswell but residual bumpy SW onshore seas. Westkus is die best kus. Glassy and cooking that side. Muizies fires 3-5', chance of some of those looong range numbers at the back to 6ft. There are some reefs on west side that will be ridiculous today. Usual suspects are onshore. Partly cloudy with showers. The NW comes back later as new front hints. Wednesday rats, but another frontal movement has sliced through our zone, and strong messy NW are killing it softly with his song. Surf 10ft. Some reefs happy. Many are not. Muizes is in the purple zone of big wave merriment (3-5'). Rainy and cool. Thursday still lank swell, 6-8' but the wind moderate S going fresh to strong SE. It's a pure SE tho, so beachies suddenly show promise later. Muizies mild onshore, going kak. Cloudy and cool with showers. Friday dwindling surf, more SSW direction, and therefore less consistent 4' but beaut conditions. Worth a look. Nice direction for Muizies with the S in the angle bringing kiff 3-4' lines, better in arvi as winds puff offshore NW. Partly cloudy and warm with showers.

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Cape Peninsula

  • Sea Temp: 12.0 Degrees C
  • Sunset: 5:49 PM
  • Sunrise: 7:36 AM

Swell Height And Direction (feet)

  • Tue 22

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      • 17  
  • Wed 23

      • 14  
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  • Thu 24

      • 12  
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      • 11  
  • Fri 25

      • 9  
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      • 9  
  • Sat 26

      • 8  
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      • 8  
  • Sun 27

      • 7  
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  • Mon 28

      • 8  
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      20
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      08
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      11
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      17
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      08
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      08
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      08
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      11
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      17

Wind Speed And Direction (knots)

  • Tue 22

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      • 19  
      20
  • Wed 23

      • 19  
      08
      • 19  
      11
      • 19  
      14
      • 16  
      17
      • 13  
      20
  • Thu 24

      • 1  
      08
      • 3  
      11
      • 9  
      14
      • 11  
      17
      • 14  
      20
  • Fri 25

      • 13  
      08
      • 11  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 9  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Sat 26

      • 8  
      08
      • 10  
      11
      • 10  
      14
      • 10  
      17
      • 9  
      20
  • Sun 27

      • 5  
      08
      • 6  
      11
      • 8  
      14
      • 6  
      17
      • 8  
      20
  • Mon 28

      • 21  
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      17

Detailed Beach and Regional Forecasts - click tab for data

  • Tue 22
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      208-105-75-715-1818-203-4
      236-85-74-610-1515-183-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      17.15.214.7SW230
      16.04.914.6SW231

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1935NW326Fresh Wind
      2140NW321Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 9:22 AM/1.36m
      • Low
        • 3:23 AM/0.67m
        • 3:45 PM/0.67m
  • Wed 23
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      026-84-64-510-1515-182-3
      055-74-53-510-1210-152-3
      085-73-53-510-1210-152-3
      115-73-53-510-1210-152-3
      145-73-53-510-1210-152-3
      174-63-53-48-1010-122-3
      204-63-43-48-1010-122-3
      234-53-43-48-1010-121-2
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      15.04.614.4SW231
      14.24.314.1SW231
      13.84.213.8SW230
      13.84.213.5SW230
      13.84.213.3SW230
      13.54.113.1SW231
      13.04.012.8SW232
      12.53.812.6SW232

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      2037NW316Fresh Wind
      1935NW320Fresh Wind
      1936NNW328Fresh Wind
      1936NNW331Fresh Wind
      1935NW323Fresh Wind
      1630NW317Fresh Wind
      1325NW315Mod. Wind
      714NW304Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 10:52 AM/1.37m
      • Low
        • 4:50 AM/0.64m
        • 5:05 PM/0.66m
  • Thu 24
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      024-53-43-46-88-101-2
      053-53-42-36-88-101-2
      083-42-32-36-88-101-2
      113-42-31-25-78-102-3
      141-21-20-16-88-103-5
      171-21-20-15-78-103-5
      201-21-20-15-78-103-5
      231-21-20-15-76-83-4
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      12.03.712.4SW231
      11.73.612.4SW228
      11.63.512.5SW224
      11.63.513.2SSW213
      11.53.514.2SSW201
      11.23.414.3SSW199
      10.93.314.3SSW199
      10.53.214.2SSW198

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      612NW313Light Wind
      49NW308Light Wind
      13N353Calm
      36SE143Calm
      917SE137Mod. Wind
      1121SSE153Mod. Wind
      1426SE142Mod. Wind
      1325SE134Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:04 PM/1.43m
      • Low
        • 5:59 AM/0.57m
        • 6:09 PM/0.61m
  • Fri 25
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      021-20-10-14-66-83-4
      051-20-10-14-66-83-4
      081-20-10-14-55-73-4
      110-10-10-13-55-73-4
      140-10-10-13-55-73-4
      170-10-10-13-54-62-3
      200-10-10-13-54-62-3
      231-20-10-13-54-62-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      10.03.114.2SSW197
      9.62.913.9SSW198
      9.22.813.7SSW197
      8.92.713.5SSW195
      8.72.613.4SSW194
      8.62.613.3SSW194
      8.62.613.0SSW197
      8.62.612.8SSW198

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1426SE128Mod. Wind
      1427SE126Mod. Wind
      1325ESE120Mod. Wind
      1120ESE120Mod. Wind
      816SE133Mod. Wind
      917SE137Mod. Wind
      918SE127Mod. Wind
      713ESE106Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 12:22 AM/1.60m
        • 12:58 PM/1.50m
      • Low
        • 6:53 AM/0.49m
        • 7:00 PM/0.56m
  • Sat 26
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      021-20-10-13-44-62-3
      051-20-10-13-44-62-3
      081-21-20-13-44-52-3
      111-21-20-13-44-51-2
      141-21-20-13-43-51-2
      171-21-20-13-43-51-2
      201-21-20-13-43-51-2
      231-21-21-23-43-50-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      8.52.612.7SSW199
      8.42.612.6SSW201
      8.32.512.5SSW205
      8.12.512.4SSW210
      8.02.412.1SSW212
      7.82.412.0SW214
      7.62.312.0SW217
      7.32.212.1SW224

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      37NE46Calm
      612NNW341Light Wind
      815N353Mod. Wind
      1019N358Mod. Wind
      1018NW315Mod. Wind
      1019W268Mod. Wind
      917W261Mod. Wind
      917W266Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:10 AM/1.66m
        • 1:42 PM/1.56m
      • Low
        • 7:37 AM/0.43m
        • 7:43 PM/0.51m
  • Sun 27
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      022-31-21-23-44-50-1
      052-31-21-23-43-50-1
      082-31-21-23-43-50-1
      112-31-21-23-43-50-1
      142-31-21-23-43-40-1
      172-31-21-23-43-40-1
      201-21-21-23-43-40-1
      231-21-21-23-43-40-1
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      7.22.212.3WSW241
      7.02.112.4WSW244
      6.82.112.3WSW242
      6.82.112.0WSW239
      6.82.111.8WSW239
      6.82.111.7WSW238
      6.82.111.6SW235
      6.72.011.4SW235

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      714W270Mod. Wind
      612W278Light Wind
      59WNW299Light Wind
      612NNW334Light Wind
      816NW326Mod. Wind
      612NW318Light Wind
      815WNW300Mod. Wind
      1120NW307Mod. Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 1:51 AM/1.71m
        • 2:20 PM/1.61m
      • Low
        • 8:14 AM/0.39m
        • 8:20 PM/0.48m
  • Mon 28
    • Beach forecast

      surf range in feet
      TimeDerde SteenBloubergLong BeachSlangkopCape PointMuizenberg
      021-21-21-23-43-40-1
      051-21-21-23-43-50-1
      082-31-21-23-43-50-1
      112-32-31-23-54-50-1
      142-32-32-34-55-70-1
      173-42-32-34-65-71-2
      203-53-43-46-88-101-2
      234-63-53-48-1010-122-3
    • Regional forecast

      Time

      hours
      02
      05
      08
      11
      14
      17
      20
      23

      Open Ocean Swell

      feetmperioddir°
      6.82.111.2WSW236
      7.12.111.1SW235
      7.82.410.5SW235
      8.62.69.7WSW241
      9.22.89.9WSW243
      9.93.010.1WSW240
      11.53.510.7WSW238
      13.74.211.7SW233

      Wind

      ktskphdir°beaufort
      1630NW308Fresh Wind
      1936NW317Fresh Wind
      2140NW322Strong Wind
      1936WNW297Fresh Wind
      1935WNW296Fresh Wind
      1835W275Fresh Wind
      2037W262Fresh Wind
      2241WSW255Strong Wind

      Tides

      time / range
      • High
        • 2:28 AM/1.73m
        • 2:55 PM/1.64m
      • Low
        • 8:47 AM/0.36m
        • 8:54 PM/0.47m
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