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The Wedge ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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The Wedge Spot ID

The Wedge photo

The Wedge

Photo credit: Evan Moses

Type: breakwater

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.9 °C

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Monday, 23 October 2017, 15:19 Local time
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Wave (m) 4.0
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Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 15
W 5
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The Wedge in Cape Peninsula is a very sheltered beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The beach breaks offer left-handers. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include crowds,pollution,.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cape Town, South Africa, 4 km from The Wedge.

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The Wedge Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Paarden Island Cape Town wx, 1 km from The Wedge.

light winds from the W

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18.9 °C

Current weather near The Wedge

Overall The Wedge Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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The Wedge Location Map

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Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to The Wedge is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to The Wedge is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 346 km (215 miles) away.
The Wedge break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Wedge, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view The Wedge sea temperature, The Wedge photographs, The Wedge detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Wedge webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and The Wedge 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 The Wedge.