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Black Rocks Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Sunday 22 May 2022 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Black Rocks surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Black Rocks sea temperature is 16.1 °C (Statistics for 22 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 18.0 min: 16.0 °C)
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Black Rocks surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Black Rocks sea temperature is 16.1 °C (Statistics for 22 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 18.0 min: 16.0 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 13 km from Muizenberg has become light (calm at Cape Town). Waves should be turning clean at Muizenberg.

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3 h 16 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
WNW
Offshore
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How big are the waves at Black Rocks today?

The current surf forecast for Black Rocks at 5PM is: 2.3m 12s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm May 22). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 5.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (22 May)6.5ft (2.0m)12s
Afternoon (22 May)7.5ft (2.3m)12s
Evening (22 May)7.5ft (2.3m)12s

Table - waves today at Black Rocks. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
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2.1
SSW
2.3
SW
2.3
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.7
WSW
1.5
WSW
2
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
2.1
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.4
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.5
S
2.4
S
2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
S
0.9
S
2.5
WSW
2.1
SW
2.2
SSW
2.5
SW
2.5
SSW
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NNW
20
NW
20
NW
15
NW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NW
20
NNW
20
NNW
25
NW
25
NW
25
NW
25
NW
25
NNW
30
NNW
25
WNW
15
WNW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
W
15
WNW
15
WNW
10
WNW
10
W
10
WNW
10
SW
10
SSW
15
S
15
SSE
15
SE
15
SE
20
SE
20
SE
25
SE
35
SE
35
SE
25
ESE
20
ESE
20
ESE
15
ESE
10
ENE
5
SSE
5
SSE
0
SE
5
NW
15
NW
20
NW
25
NNW
35
NNW
45
NW
45
NW
45
NW
45
WNW
50
W
40
SW
30
SW
35
WSW
35
WSW
25
SW
25
SW
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
8:32AM
1.12
9:23PM
1.22
10:04AM
1.09
10:42PM
1.25
11:23AM
1.12
11:45PM
1.31
12:22PM
1.18
12:34AM
1.37
1:08PM
1.24
1:14AM
1.41
1:46PM
1.30
1:50AM
1.43
2:20PM
1.34
2:23AM
1.45
2:52PM
1.37
2:48PM
0.44
3:56AM
0.47
4:11PM
0.46
5:15AM
0.41
5:22PM
0.43
6:14AM
0.34
6:17PM
0.39
7:00AM
0.27
7:02PM
0.35
7:37AM
0.21
7:41PM
0.31
8:10AM
0.17
8:17PM
0.29
8:42AM
0.15

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Black Rocks blow from the W

Sunday
22
Monday
23
Tuesday
24
Wednesday
25
Thursday
26
Friday
27
Saturday
28
Sunday
29
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