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Big Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.6
Crowds: 2.1

Overall: 4.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind has become very light (calm at Retreat Cape Town wx 5 km from Muizenberg). Surf should be turning clean at Muizenberg. 1.3m 11 s period swell from WSW with an additional 1.1m 12 s period swell from S
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Big Bay Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Thursday 17 Jan 2019 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 17 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 19.8 max: 20.9 min: 19.0 °C)

Thursday 17Friday 18Saturday 19
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
Rating
(10 max)
2
0
1
2
2
1
0
1
0
0
1
3
5
5
6
6
5
3
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.4
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.1
S
1.1
S
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
1.7
SW
1.4
SW
1.6
SW
1.8
SW
3.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3
SW
Period(s) (?)121212111111101010121515141014141413
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)5054113303112131801731331358278591108135519153798336930202880
Wind
(km/h)
20
NW
25
WNW
20
W
10
WSW
10
SW
10
WSW
20
WSW
15
WSW
20
W
30
SW
30
SW
20
SSW
15
SSW
15
S
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
30
S
Wind State(?)cross-
on
ononcross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)

12:08PM
1.30



12:56AM
1.25



1:07PM
1.41



1:48AM
1.38



1:58PM
1.52
Low Tide
/ height (m)



6:40PM
0.28



6:55AM
0.36



7:32PM
0.15



7:49AM
0.24


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.
 Thursday 17Friday 18Saturday 19
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
242422202020191920181817171716171819
Chill °C (?)
242422202020191920171716161715171718
Sunrise
-------5:54-------5:54--
Sunset
--7:59-------7:58-------

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