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

Overall: 3.2

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Extensions Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.8 °C

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Friday, 22 March 2019, 02:16 Local time
ThuFriday 22
Wave (m) 4.0
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 35
SE 40
SE 40
SE 40
Wind State cross-

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Extensions in Cape Peninsula is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the east. Able to handle light onshore wind Groundswells are more common than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. The beach breaks peel to the right and there is right hand reef break too.. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Black Rocks, 5 km from Extensions.

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Extensions Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CapePoint(lgt-h), 4 km from Extensions.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
16.8 °C

Current weather near Extensions

Overall Extensions Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Extensions is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Extensions is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 354 km (220 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Extensions, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Extensions sea temperature, Extensions photographs, Extensions detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Extensions webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Extensions 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 Extensions.