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Cemetery ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.2

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Cemetery Surf Guide

Cemetery in Cape Peninsula is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded.

Cemetery Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cemetery:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cemetery occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cemetery (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Cemetery with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in April while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 61% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
61%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cemetery Location Map

Interactive Cemetery surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Cemetery is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cemetery is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 339 km (211 miles) away.

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Cemetery Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 13:40 Local Time
Thursday 22
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 2.1
SE
1.9
SE
1.6
SE
0.8
SW
Period (s) 8 8 8 15
Wind (km/h) 0
SSE 5
S 5
S 5
WNW
Wind State glass glass glass off

Swell History at Cemetery

Surf stats for Cemetery, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cemetery

Wind stats for Cemetery, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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