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Rocklands ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Rocklands Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.3 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 01:30 Local time
ThuFriday 20
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
N 20
NNW 20
NNW 15
Wind State cross-
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Rocklands in Cape Peninsula is an exposed reef break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A reef breaks left. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Submerged rocks are a hazard.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Cape Town, South Africa, 3 km from Rocklands.

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Rocklands Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sea Point Cape Town wx, 1 km from Rocklands.

light winds from the ENE

Air temperature
22.6 °C

Current weather near Rocklands

Overall Rocklands Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Rocklands is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Rocklands is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 354 km (220 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Rocklands, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Rocklands sea temperature, Rocklands photographs, Rocklands detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Rocklands webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Rocklands 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 Rocklands.