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Derde Steen ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Derde Steen Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Friday 26 Feb 2021 SAST
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Derde Steen surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Derde Steen sea temperature is 13.1 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.6 max: 21.0 min: 18.5 °C)
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Derde Steen surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Derde Steen sea temperature is 13.1 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.6 max: 21.0 min: 18.5 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-shore wind 8 km from Derde Steen has fallen light (calm at Duynefontein). Waves should be turning clean at Derde Steen. 1.0m 11 s period swell from SSW with 2.2m 7 s period wind swell from SSE

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Actual: 38 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
WSW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Derde Steen today?

The current surf forecast for Derde Steen at 2PM is: 2.4m 7s primary swell from a South-southeast direction and 1.0m 11s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction, 0.7m 19s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction (forecast issued at 07:00am February 26). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (26 Feb)8ft (2.5m)7s
Afternoon (26 Feb)8ft (2.5m)7s
Evening (26 Feb)4.5ft (1.3m)18s

Table - waves today at Derde Steen. (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
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
33200134542013343321233
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
2.5
SSE
2.5
SSE
2.2
SSE
2.4
SSE
1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.6
SSW
3
SSE
3
SE
2.5
SE
2.2
SE
1.9
SE
1.9
SE
1.8
SE
2.1
SE
2.3
SE
2.1
SE
77771818171616151514148888888888
550580458497644978117512231429132312371355100112411090827579461445388547760602
20
SE
15
SE
15
SSE
25
S
35
S
25
SSE
20
SE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SE
15
SSE
20
S
30
SSE
25
SE
25
SE
20
SE
20
ESE
15
ESE
10
SSE
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSE
15
ESE
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
2:52AM
1.50
3:02PM
1.52
3:25AM
1.61
3:39PM
1.58
4:00AM
1.69
4:16PM
1.60
8:58AM
0.14
9:12PM
0.02
9:34AM
0.04
9:47PM
-0.03
10:11AM
-0.02
10:22PM
-0.04

Note: the tide data above is for Beach Road which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Derde Steen.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Derde Steen blow from the ENE

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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