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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 (calm at Big Bay Sandown Estate Blouberg wx 1 km from Big Bay). 2.1m 14 s period swell from SW with 2.0m 8 s period wind swell from S
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Calm
3.6 km/h
W
Clean
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Big Bay Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Wednesday 21 Nov 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 21 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 17.8 max: 19.3 min: 16.2 °C)

Wednesday 21Thursday 22Friday 23
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
Rating
(10 max)
3
4
4
3
3
3
4
5
5
5
5
3
3
4
5
5
5
5
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.9
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.9
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
Period(s) (?)121515141414141413131313131414141414
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)99022552048188817281610163916151591152114981326124715041830228522211996
Wind
(km/h)
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
30
S
35
SSE
30
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SE
15
SSE
20
SSE
25
S
30
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
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(?)
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High Tide
/ height (m)



1:55PM
1.53




2:24AM
1.46



2:32PM
1.59



3:01AM
1.52

Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:47AM
0.22




8:14PM
0.06



8:23AM
0.15



8:50PM
-0.00



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.
 Wednesday 21Thursday 22Friday 23
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
clear
clear
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
151518191816151514152123211918161618
Chill °C (?)
131317181714141413142123211918151518
Sunrise
-5:31-------5:30-------5:30
Sunset
----7:32-------7:34-----

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