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

Overall: 3.3

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Sollys Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.6 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 20:38 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 10
SW 5
SW 5
Wind State cross cross-

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Sollys in Cape Peninsula is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rocks in the line up.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cape Town, South Africa, 4 km from Sollys.

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Sollys Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

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

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
14.1 °C

Current weather near Sollys

Overall Sollys Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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