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Big Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.6
Crowds: 2.1

Overall: 4.0

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Big Bay (calm at Duynefontein 11 km from Big Bay). 1.7m 9 s period swell from WSW with an additional 0.9m 9 s period swell from SSE
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Big Bay Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Wednesday 23 Oct 2019 SAST

Big Bay surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Big Bay sea temperature is 16.0 °C (Statistics for 23 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 16.3 max: 17.5 min: 15.3 °C)

Wednesday 23Thursday 24Friday 25
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
2
2
4
3
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
3
3
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1
S
1.6
SW
1.7
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.7
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
2.5
WNW
3.5
WNW
2.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
Period(s) (?)9988999991010101189131313
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)1704064194494605525084784994895656647879941718253227602522
Wind
(km/h)
30
NW
25
WNW
20
WNW
10
NW
10
N
10
NE
10
N
10
NNW
20
NW
25
NW
30
NW
25
NNW
30
N
40
N
40
NNW
20
WSW
15
WSW
20
WSW
Wind State(?)cross-
on
onononcrosscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhigh
High Tide
/ height (m)

11:27AM
1.24



11:57PM
1.24



12:25PM
1.40



12:53AM
1.38



1:12PM
1.55
Low Tide
/ height (m)



5:47PM
0.38



6:07AM
0.31



6:44PM
0.21



6:58AM
0.18


Note: the tide data above is for Beach Road which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Big Bay.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Big Bay blow from the ESE.
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rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
clear
Summary
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Rain (mm)
-21-----------241-
Temp. °C
171717161514141518191817161616171717
Chill °C (?)
161616161413141518181716141414161616
Sunrise
-------5:54-------5:52--
Sunset
--7:06-------7:07-------

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