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Dias Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Dias Beach Spot ID

summer surf, Dias Beach photo

Dias Beach

Photo credit: Tim Gates

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.5 °C

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Monday, 10 December 2018, 04:48 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 15
ESE 15
SE 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Dias Beach in Cape Peninsula is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. A right hand reef. It very rarely gets crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Black Rocks, 7 km from Dias Beach.

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Dias Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cape Point (lgt-h), 1 km from Dias Beach.

fresh winds from the E

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Air temperature
16.0 °C

Current weather near Dias Beach

Overall Dias Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Dias Beach is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Dias Beach is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 351 km (218 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dias Beach, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Dias Beach sea temperature, Dias Beach photographs, Dias Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dias Beach webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Dias Beach tide predictions. The South Africa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing South Africa and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from South Africa wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Dias Beach.