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Strand (Pipe) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.6
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.4

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Strand (Pipe) Spot ID

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Strand (Pipe)

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Strand (Pipe)

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Strand (Pipe)

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Strand (Pipe)

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.4 °C

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Thursday, 21 February 2019, 22:55 Local time
ThuFriday 22
Wave (m) 2.4
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 15
ESE 10
E 10
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Strand (Pipe) in Cape Peninsula is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore.. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Take care of sharks,.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Monwabisi Strand, 5 km from Strand (Pipe).

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Strand (Pipe) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Strand, 3 km from Strand (Pipe).

fresh winds from the SSE

Air temperature
24.5 °C

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Overall Strand (Pipe) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Strand (Pipe) is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Strand (Pipe) is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 315 km (196 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Strand (Pipe), Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Strand (Pipe) sea temperature, Strand (Pipe) photographs, Strand (Pipe) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Strand (Pipe) webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Strand (Pipe) 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 Strand (Pipe).