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Gansbaai ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.1
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.4
Crowds: 3.4

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Gansbaai (fresh winds from the NNW at Hermanus 21 km from Gansbaai). 2.4m 13 s period swell from SW with 2.3m 5 s period wind swell from NW
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Gansbaai Surf Forecast / Overberg / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Thursday 16 Aug 2018 SAST

Gansbaai surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Gansbaai sea temperature is 15.5 °C (Statistics for 16 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 15.8 max: 17.1 min: 14.6 °C)

Thursday 16Friday 17Saturday 18
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
Rating
(10 max)
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
11
11
11
11
5
5
5
5
4
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
3
SW
3
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SW
3
SW
4.5
WSW
5
SW
4.5
SW
4
SW
4
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.1
SSW
Period(s) (?)141313131012121212131312121212121111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)304826791982182821315264712152885173496743333415356324601846163113651027
Wind
(km/h)
20
NW
25
NW
40
NW
55
NW
50
WNW
40
WSW
30
WSW
25
WSW
15
SW
10
SSE
10
SE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
E
15
ENE
15
NE
10
NNE
10
NNE
Wind State(?)cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
-flowebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)





6:56PM
1.44



7:21AM
1.21



7:45PM
1.30




Low Tide
/ height (m)



12:36PM
0.28



1:18AM
0.35



1:22PM
0.43




2:13AM
0.48

Note: the tide data above is for De Kelders which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Gansbaai.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Gansbaai blow from the E.
 Thursday 16Friday 17Saturday 18
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearclearclearsome cloudsrain shwrssome cloudsrain shwrsrain shwrsrain shwrsclearrain shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
-----7-112-1------
Temp. °C
1212141515141313121112131312109910
Chill °C (?)
1091112121110111010111212118779
Sunrise
-7:20-------7:20-------7:18
Sunset
----6:12-------6:13-----

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