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Monwabisi Strand ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Monwabisi Strand Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.9 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 20:43 Local time
FriSaturday 21
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
S 5
ESE 10
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Monwabisi Strand in Cape Peninsula is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At Somerset West, 4 km from Monwabisi Strand.


Air temperature
16 °C

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Overall Monwabisi Strand Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Monwabisi Strand is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Monwabisi Strand is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 318 km (198 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Monwabisi Strand, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Monwabisi Strand sea temperature, Monwabisi Strand photographs, Monwabisi Strand detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Monwabisi Strand webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Monwabisi Strand 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 Monwabisi Strand.