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Dumps ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Dumps Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell W | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.2 °C

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Monday, 11 December 2017, 19:14 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.1
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Period (s) 12 11 18 17
Wind (km/h) 35
SSE 30
SSE 25
SSE 20
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Dumps in Cape Peninsula is a fairly exposed beach break that only works once in a while. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the west. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around high tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for locals and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cape Town, South Africa, 7 km from Dumps.

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Dumps Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Royal Ascot Milnerton wx, 3 km from Dumps.

fresh winds from the SE

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Air temperature
19.4 °C

Current weather near Dumps

Overall Dumps Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Dumps is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Dumps is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 344 km (214 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dumps, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Dumps sea temperature, Dumps photographs, Dumps detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dumps webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Dumps 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 Dumps.