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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 Continuing clean conditions at Big Bay (light winds from the N at RobbenIsland 8 km from Big Bay). 2.3m 15 s period swell from SW with 1.9m 6 s period wind swell from NNW
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Big Bay Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Thursday 19 Jul 2018 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 15.1 °C (Statistics for 19 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 15.4 max: 16.2 min: 13.8 °C)

Thursday 19Friday 20Saturday 21
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
Rating
(10 max)
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
4
4
4
5
5
4
5
5
5
5
5
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.3
SW
2.4
SW
2.2
SW
2.2
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
WSW
2.1
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
2
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.3
WSW
2.1
WSW
Period(s) (?)161515151414141414131313131212121212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)264325902204206118761759173515091390142613701647209821041803156014471158
Wind
(km/h)
15
NNE
25
N
20
N
20
NNE
20
NNE
15
N
15
NW
10
N
10
NNW
10
WNW
5
NW
5
SW
10
SSW
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
SE
10
SSE
10
SE
Wind State(?)crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglassglasscrossglasscross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
highebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebb
High Tide
/ height (m)
8:12AM
1.17



8:42PM
1.29



9:23AM
1.09



9:51PM
1.22



10:44AM
1.06

Low Tide
/ height (m)


2:14PM
0.40



3:15AM
0.41



3:23PM
0.49



4:29AM
0.45



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 19Friday 20Saturday 21
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
some cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
232525242221181616171716151514151620
Chill °C (?)
232525242221181616171716151514151620
Sunrise
-------7:46-------7:45--
Sunset
--5:58-------5:58-------

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