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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 am Saturday 27 Feb 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 18.9 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.8 max: 21.2 min: 18.8 °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 18.9 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.8 max: 21.2 min: 18.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Danger Reef (calm at Cape Town 14 km from Danger Reef). 2.3m 6 s period wind swell from SE

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Actual: 56 min ago

Calm
3 km/h
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Clean
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How big are the waves at Danger Reef today?

The current surf forecast for Danger Reef at 4AM is: 1.7m 16s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.8m 10s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction, 2.5m 6s secondary swell from a East-southeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00am February 27). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 Feb)6ft (1.8m)15s
Afternoon (27 Feb)6ft (1.8m)14s
Evening (27 Feb)10ft (3.0m)7s

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
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
00000000000030003433212
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
1.5
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
3
ESE
3
ESE
3
ESE
3
ESE
2.5
ESE
3
ESE
3.5
ESE
3.5
ESE
3
ESE
2.4
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.1
SE
1
ESE
1716161515141414777777888888888
1252136014111472135813551139933793741839864708785121513771107679381230184158147
40
SE
35
SE
35
SE
30
SE
30
SE
35
SE
40
SE
35
SE
35
SE
35
SE
30
ESE
20
ESE
15
SE
25
SE
30
SE
25
SE
20
ESE
5
E
15
NW
5
NNE
20
NW
10
ENE
15
WSW
onononononononononononcross-
on
ononononcross-
on
cross-
on
offcross-
off
offcrosscross-
off
3:26AM
1.61
3:39PM
1.59
4:00AM
1.69
4:16PM
1.60
4:36AM
1.72
4:54PM
1.57
9:13PM
0.02
9:35AM
0.04
9:47PM
-0.04
10:12AM
-0.02
10:22PM
-0.05
10:50AM
-0.03

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

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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clear
clear
clear
clear
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clear
clear
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clear
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