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Misty Cliffs ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Misty Cliffs Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.9 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 15:01 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 15
W 5
Wind State cross-
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Misty Cliffs in Cape Peninsula is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the right. Sometimes crowded. Be warned that sharks have been sighted.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boneyards, 7 km from Misty Cliffs.

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Misty Cliffs Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Capri Village Cape Town wx, 5 km from Misty Cliffs.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
17.0 °C

Current weather near Misty Cliffs

Overall Misty Cliffs Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Misty Cliffs is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Misty Cliffs is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 359 km (223 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Misty Cliffs, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Misty Cliffs sea temperature, Misty Cliffs photographs, Misty Cliffs detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Misty Cliffs webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Misty Cliffs 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 Misty Cliffs.