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Dumps ratings
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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Dumps Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Thursday 22 Apr 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Dumps surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Dumps sea temperature is 12.8 °C (Statistics for 22 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 19.4 min: 16.1 °C)
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Dumps surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Dumps sea temperature is 12.8 °C (Statistics for 22 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 19.4 min: 16.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Dumps (calm at Table Bay 6 km from Dumps).

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How big are the waves at Dumps today?

The current surf forecast for Dumps at 5PM is: 0.8m 16s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm April 22). An open ocean swell of 0.8m 8s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (22 Apr)2.5ft (0.8m)13s
Afternoon (22 Apr)2ft (0.6m)16s
Evening (22 Apr)3ft (0.9m)15s

Table - waves today at Dumps. (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
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
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
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
W
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.6
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.9
WSW
1.9
SW
1.6
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.2
SW
1.8
SW
2.1
SW
1.7
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.9
SW
2
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.3
SW
2.4
SW
2.2
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
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5
W
10
WSW
5
W
5
W
5
NW
10
NNW
10
NNW
10
N
15
NW
15
WNW
10
WSW
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
SE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSW
10
S
15
SSE
10
SSE
5
SE
5
N
5
N
10
N
15
NNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
5
NNW
10
N
10
NNW
5
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNW
15
NW
15
WNW
10
NNW
10
N
10
NNE
5
NNE
5
NNE
5
SW
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
S
20
SSW
30
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
S
20
S
15
SSE
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossononcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglasscross-
on
crosscross-
on
ononcross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
ononcross-
on
crosscrosscrossglasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
12:00PM
1.38
12:24AM
1.55
12:54PM
1.52
1:11AM
1.71
1:39PM
1.66
1:52AM
1.84
2:20PM
1.77
2:33AM
1.95
3:00PM
1.85
3:13AM
2.00
3:41PM
1.88
3:54AM
1.99
4:22PM
1.85
4:36AM
1.92
5:05PM
1.78
6:08PM
0.66
6:47AM
0.55
6:57PM
0.53
7:31AM
0.39
7:41PM
0.41
8:12AM
0.26
8:22PM
0.31
8:51AM
0.17
9:02PM
0.25
9:31AM
0.13
9:43PM
0.24
10:11AM
0.16
10:24PM
0.29
10:53AM
0.23

Note: the tide data above is for Cape Town, South Africa which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Dumps.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Dumps blow from the ESE

Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
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clear
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clear
cloudy
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clear
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
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clear
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cloudy
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