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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 The wind is still cross-on at Big Bay (light winds from the NW at RobbenIsland 8 km from Big Bay). 4.2m swell from WSW too big
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Actual: 56 min ago

Moderate
17 km/h
NW
Cross-On
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Big Bay Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Tuesday 25 Sep 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 15.5 °C (Statistics for 25 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 15.7 max: 16.6 min: 14.4 °C)

Tuesday 25Wednesday 26Thursday 27
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
11
6
5
0
0
0
4
3
3
3
3
0
0
0
4
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.8
SW
3.5
SW
4.5
WSW
4.5
WSW
4
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
Period(s) (?)171616141413131313131312121212121212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)175456749418731754004876473240333164309025532472257818072229199422822883
Wind
(km/h)
35
NW
35
NNW
30
NNW
20
NNW
15
N
15
N
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
20
NNW
15
N
20
N
20
N
20
N
20
NNW
25
NW
20
NW
15
NNW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
Tide State(?)
highebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebb
High Tide
/ height (m)
3:26PM
1.58



3:41AM
1.50



3:55PM
1.59



4:12AM
1.49



4:25PM
1.58

Low Tide
/ height (m)


9:37PM
0.07



9:44AM
0.08



10:07PM
0.06



10:14AM
0.10



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.
 Tuesday 25Wednesday 26Thursday 27
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Summary
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Rain (mm)
-12311-1----------
Temp. °C
151414141414151717151413131316171817
Chill °C (?)
131212131313141616141311111115161717
Sunrise
-----6:30-------6:28----
Sunset
6:44-------6:45-------6:45-

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