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Underwater Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Underwater Point Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.9 °C

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Monday, 19 November 2018, 01:19 Local time
SunMonday 19
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 50
ESE 45
ESE 35
ESE 20
Wind State cross-
off off

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Underwater Point in Cape Peninsula is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west. A right hand reef. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Black Rocks, 6 km from Underwater Point.

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Underwater Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CapePoint(lgt-h), 3 km from Underwater Point.

severe gales from the E

Air temperature
15.7 °C

Current weather near Underwater Point

Overall Underwater Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Underwater Point is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Underwater Point is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 353 km (219 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Underwater Point, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Underwater Point sea temperature, Underwater Point photographs, Underwater Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Underwater Point webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Underwater Point 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 Underwater Point.