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Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Boneyards Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Monday 17 May 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Boneyards surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Boneyards sea temperature is 15.2 °C (Statistics for 17 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.3 max: 18.1 min: 16.3 °C)
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Boneyards surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Boneyards sea temperature is 15.2 °C (Statistics for 17 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.3 max: 18.1 min: 16.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Boneyards (light winds from the NNE at Slangkop 2 km from Boneyards).

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1 h 55 min ago

Light
7 km/h
NNE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Boneyards today?

The current surf forecast for Boneyards at 7AM is: 1.9m 10s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.7m 10s secondary swell from a West direction (forecast issued at 01:00am May 17). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (17 May)7ft (2.1m)11s
Afternoon (17 May)8ft (2.5m)12s
Evening (17 May)8ft (2.4m)12s

Table - waves today at Boneyards. (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
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
44445555555433323211000000000000000007810109876665555553332333
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
2
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1.4
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
W
1.8
W
1.9
WSW
3
WNW
3.5
WNW
4
WNW
4.5
W
5
WSW
5
WSW
4.5
W
4
W
3.5
W
3.5
W
4.5
WSW
5
SW
5
SW
5.5
SW
5
SW
5
SW
4.5
SW
4
SW
4
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.2
SW
2
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.3
SSW
1.4
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.9
WSW
2.2
WSW
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5486106108101372167117281605148013241084966770637541355301243281400406406412517572124914542303494665257790567542403671350356708192104361132710465892476756451553148234058331827112274185513661177100591883650849487812551532
5
WSW
5
W
5
SW
5
S
0
NNE
5
WNW
5
WSW
5
S
5
E
5
NE
5
NNW
10
N
10
NNW
10
NW
15
NW
10
WNW
10
NW
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
N
25
N
30
N
30
NNW
35
N
45
NNW
50
NNW
55
NNW
50
WNW
45
WNW
40
W
35
W
30
WNW
35
WNW
35
WNW
40
WNW
35
W
30
SW
25
SW
20
SSW
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
SE
15
SE
15
ESE
10
ENE
5
ENE
10
SSE
10
ESE
10
ESE
10
ESE
5
E
5
N
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
15
NW
15
NNW
20
N
20
NNW
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
glassglassoncross-
on
glassoffglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononononononononcross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
glasscross-
off
offoffoffglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
6:04AM
1.19
6:47PM
1.15
6:57AM
1.11
7:54PM
1.12
8:14AM
1.06
9:16PM
1.14
9:47AM
1.06
10:32PM
1.22
11:07AM
1.14
11:34PM
1.34
12:09PM
1.25
12:26AM
1.47
1:01PM
1.36
1:14AM
1.58
12:00AM
0.47
12:25PM
0.40
12:53AM
0.54
1:22PM
0.46
2:09AM
0.57
2:38PM
0.49
3:41AM
0.54
4:00PM
0.47
5:00AM
0.44
5:11PM
0.40
6:00AM
0.29
6:09PM
0.31
6:51AM
0.15
7:00PM
0.21
7:38AM
0.02

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 Boneyards blow from the ESE

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
rain showers
thunderstorm
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
rain showers
rain showers
cloudy
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
cloudy
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