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Big Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.6
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.6
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 4.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind has become cross-off at Big Bay (fresh winds from the SSE at Royal Ascot Milnerton wx 9 km from Big Bay). 1.0m 14 s period swell from SW with 1.6m 5 s period wind swell from SSE
    Big Bay
  2. weather stationWind Update Recent on-shore wind 2 km from Muizenberg has fallen light (calm at Westlake Pond Cape Town wx). Waves cleaning up. 1.2m 9 s period swell from SW with 1.0m 5 s period wind swell from SSE
    Muizenberg
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Moderate
31.7 km/h
SSE
Cross-Off
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Big Bay Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Saturday 16 Dec 2017 SAST

Big Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Big Bay sea temperature is 15.6 °C (Statistics for 16 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 19.0 max: 20.9 min: 17.8 °C)

Saturday 16Sunday 17Monday 18
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
Rating
(10 max)
1
1
1
2
3
4
5
4
3
3
3
3
4
4
4
3
3
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.7
WSW
0.9
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
3
SSE
3
SSE
3
SSE
3
SSE
3
SSE
3
SSE
3
SSE
3.5
SSE
3
SSE
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
Period(s) (?)151413137888888881414141313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)19128085271010191140105210791137113712371272120410941034115011161083
Wind
(km/h)
25
SSE
30
SSE
35
SSE
35
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
30
SSE
35
SSE
30
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
30
SSE
35
SSE
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
lowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)


2:12PM
1.41



2:41AM
1.38



2:44PM
1.43



3:12AM
1.41



Low Tide
/ height (m)
8:06AM
0.31



8:29PM
0.17



8:40AM
0.27



9:00PM
0.14



9:13AM
0.25

Note: the tide data above is for Beach Road which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Big Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Big Bay blow from the ESE.
 Saturday 16Sunday 17Monday 18
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
212222191817171923242320181717182122
Chill °C (?)
212222181716161923242320171616172122
Sunrise
-------5:30-------5:30--
Sunset
--7:52-------7:53-------

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