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Dungeons ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.3

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.5 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 22:48 Local time
WedThursday 13
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 12 12 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
SW 15
SSW 15
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Dungeons in Cape Peninsula is a sheltered reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of seals and sharks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hout Bay, 1 km from Dungeons.

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Dungeons Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Slangkop, 12 km from Dungeons.

light winds from the SSW

Air temperature
18.4 °C

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Overall Dungeons Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Dungeons is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Dungeons is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 358 km (222 miles) away.
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