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Glencairn ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.9

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Glencairn (fresh winds from the NW at Simons Kloof Simons Town King Edward Rest wx 4 km from Glencairn). 2.4m 13 s period swell from SW with 2.0m 5 s period wind swell from NW
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1 h 37 min ago

Strong
37 km/h
NW
Cross-Off
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Glencairn Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

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

Today's Glencairn sea temperature is 15.3 °C (Statistics for 16 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 15.7 max: 16.9 min: 14.3 °C)

Thursday 16Friday 17Saturday 18
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
Rating
(10 max)
4
3
2
2
3
3
4
3
3
3
3
3
0
3
4
4
4
4
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
2.1
SW
2.2
SW
3.5
WSW
3.5
SW
4
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
Period(s) (?)141313131112121213131312121212111111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)2094189014171521243438934385355234253384295422901680156813551124839698
Wind
(km/h)
25
NNW
30
NNW
40
NNW
45
NNW
40
NW
30
WSW
25
SW
25
SSW
25
SSW
20
SSE
15
SE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SE
15
ESE
10
ESE
5
NE
10
N
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
-flowebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)





6:57PM
1.40



7:22AM
1.18



7:47PM
1.26




Low Tide
/ height (m)



12:37PM
0.26



1:18AM
0.33



1:24PM
0.40




2:15AM
0.45

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

Offshore winds at Glencairn blow from the WNW.
 Thursday 16Friday 17Saturday 18
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
moderate rain
clear
rain showers
clear
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearsome cloudsrain shwrslight rainmod. rainclearrain shwrsclearrain shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
---1210-1-1--------
Temp. °C
121214141415141313121213131212111112
Chill °C (?)
10911111113121111101011111011101111
Sunrise
-7:24-------7:22-------7:22
Sunset
----6:16-------6:16-----

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