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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 WSW at RobbenIsland 8 km from Big Bay). 1.2m 14 s period swell from SSW with an additional 1.1m 11 s period swell from W
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Big Bay Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Sunday 27 May 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 15.6 °C (Statistics for 27 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.7 max: 17.6 min: 15.6 °C)

Sunday 27Monday 28Tuesday 29
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
Rating
(10 max)
3
3
4
3
0
0
0
0
0
3
3
4
5
6
5
6
6
7
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
W
1.1
W
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
2.5
WNW
3
W
3
W
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
3.5
WSW
Period(s) (?)1212141413137810101010101313131315
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)33633065961347538451712811935205020011957153839613899367832875153
Wind
(km/h)
5
SW
5
SSE
10
W
15
NNW
20
N
30
N
40
N
35
NW
25
WNW
20
WNW
15
W
15
WSW
5
WSW
5
ENE
10
NNE
10
NW
10
W
5
SW
Wind State(?)glassglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscrossoncross-
on
glass
Tide State(?)
highebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebb
High Tide
/ height (m)
2:11PM
1.38



2:17AM
1.48



2:46PM
1.41



2:51AM
1.49



3:18PM
1.43

Low Tide
/ height (m)


8:08PM
0.24



8:35AM
0.12



8:45PM
0.23



9:07AM
0.11



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.
 Sunday 27Monday 28Tuesday 29
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
thunderstorm
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
rain showers
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsrain shwrsrisk thund- derrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsclearrain shwrsclearclear
Rain (mm)
------215366912-1--
Temp. °C
201918161615171717161615151415161615
Chill °C (?)
201918151513151616151514151415161615
Sunrise
-----7:39-------7:39----
Sunset
5:46-------5:45-------5:45-

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