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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Kakapo (light winds from the SE at Capri Village Mountainside Cape Town wx 4 km from Kakapo). 1.5m 11 s period swell from SW with 1.3m 5 s period wind swell from SSE
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Actual: 38 min ago

Light
6.9 km/h
SE
Clean
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Kakapo Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Monday 17 Dec 2018 SAST

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

Today's Kakapo sea temperature is 16.5 °C (Statistics for 17 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 19.2 max: 21.0 min: 18.0 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.5
SW
1.6
SW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.1
SW
0.9
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0.9
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0.8
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0.6
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1.2
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1
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1.1
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1.2
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1.6
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2.1
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2.3
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2.5
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2.5
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2.5
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Period(s) (?)1111111011101110101010141312121212161615141313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)534467496527286216419248171137110121437377299325386130321582203253424122474
Wind
(km/h)
25
SE
25
N
10
WSW
20
SW
10
SSW
15
SW
20
S
20
SE
20
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
30
SSE
35
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
15
SSE
25
S
25
SSE
25
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
Wind State(?)cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

11:41PM
1.09
11:53AM
1.28

12:34AM
1.20
12:42PM
1.38

1:20AM
1.31
1:27PM
1.48

2:03AM
1.41

2:12PM
1.56
2:46AM
1.50

2:56PM
1.62
3:29AM
1.56

3:40PM
1.63
4:12AM
1.58

4:26PM
1.60

Low Tide
/ height (m)
5:31PM
0.44

5:35AM
0.48
6:23PM
0.33

6:29AM
0.39
7:08PM
0.21

7:17AM
0.30
7:51PM
0.10

8:02AM
0.21

8:33PM
0.02
8:47AM
0.13

9:15PM
-0.03
9:32AM
0.09

9:58PM
-0.05
10:18AM
0.08


Note: the tide data above is for Boneyards which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Kakapo.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Kakapo blow from the ESE.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
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Sunset
7:54--7:55--7:55--7:57--7:57--7:58--7:58--7:59-
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Tue morning. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Mon afternoon, min 19°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sat afternoon, min 19°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Kakapo Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Kakapo provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Kakapo can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Kakapo surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Kakapo) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Kakapo may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Cape Town? If you are looking for accommodation near Kakapo, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Cape Town, consider staying in Cape Town which is 24 km (15 miles) away. Other places in and around Cape Town where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Robben Island which is 35 km (22 miles) away, Bellville, Kayamnandi and Stellenbosch.