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

Overall: 3.0

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Kakapo Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.0 °C

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Thursday, 26 April 2018, 00:26 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.0
WNW
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WNW
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WNW
3.0
WNW
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 40
NNW 45
NNW 50
NW 35
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Wind State cross-
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Kakapo in Cape Peninsula is a fairly exposed beach break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for the wreck, especially the submerged parts.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boneyards, 3 km from Kakapo.

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Kakapo Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chapmans Peak Cape Town wx, 2 km from Kakapo.

light winds from the ESE

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Air temperature
16.7 °C

Current weather near Kakapo

Overall Kakapo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Kakapo is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Kakapo is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 359 km (223 miles) away.
Kakapo break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Kakapo, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Kakapo sea temperature, Kakapo photographs, Kakapo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Kakapo webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Kakapo 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 Kakapo.