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Danger Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.7

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Danger Reef Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Friday 07 May 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Danger Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Danger Reef sea temperature is 14.2 °C (Statistics for 07 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.5 max: 18.8 min: 16.3 °C)
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Danger Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Danger Reef sea temperature is 14.2 °C (Statistics for 07 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.5 max: 18.8 min: 16.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Danger Reef (calm at Ottery wx 12 km from Danger Reef).

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Actual: 52 min ago

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How big are the waves at Danger Reef today?

The current surf forecast for Danger Reef at 6PM is: 1.1m 12s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 1.4m 8s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm May 07). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (07 May)5.5ft (1.7m)8s
Afternoon (07 May)3.5ft (1.1m)12s
Evening (07 May)3.5ft (1.1m)12s

Table - waves today at Danger Reef. (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
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
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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
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
2.1
SSE
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.3
SW
1.5
S
1
SW
1.5
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.8
SW
2.2
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.3
SW
2.3
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.4
SSW
1.9
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.2
SW
2
SSW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
2.2
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SW
2
SSW
2
SSW
1.9
SW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SSW
1.5
SSW
2
SSW
2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
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20
S
15
S
20
SSW
15
S
15
S
15
S
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
S
10
SSE
10
S
10
SSW
5
SW
10
WNW
10
NW
10
NNW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
5
NW
5
WNW
5
NW
5
NW
5
WNW
5
SW
10
SSW
10
S
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SSE
15
S
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffglassoffglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on
1:15PM
1.23
1:24AM
1.38
1:49PM
1.29
1:55AM
1.43
2:19PM
1.35
2:24AM
1.47
2:48PM
1.39
2:53AM
1.49
3:17PM
1.41
3:21AM
1.48
3:46PM
1.40
3:51AM
1.46
4:15PM
1.38
4:20AM
1.41
4:46PM
1.33
7:12PM
0.35
7:43AM
0.25
7:46PM
0.30
8:13AM
0.18
8:16PM
0.26
8:41AM
0.14
8:46PM
0.23
9:09AM
0.12
9:15PM
0.23
9:37AM
0.13
9:45PM
0.24
10:06AM
0.15
10:15PM
0.28
10:35AM
0.20

Note: the tide data above is for Baileys Cottage Reef which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Danger Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Danger Reef blow from the NW

Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
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partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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cloudy
cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
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clear
clear
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clear
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