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Dungeons ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.3

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Dungeons Surf Guide

Dungeons in Cape Peninsula is a sheltered reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef. Best around low tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of seals and sharks.

Dungeons Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s22.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dungeons:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dungeons occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dungeons with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 43% of the time in May while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dungeons Location Map

Interactive Dungeons 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 Dungeons is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Dungeons is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 358 km (222 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Dungeons Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 12:46 Local Time
Monday 19
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 2.5
SSE
3.0
SSE
2.0
SSW
1.9
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 9 10
Wind (km/h) 40
SE 35
SE 35
SE 30
ESE
Wind State on on on on

Swell History at Dungeons

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

Wind History at Dungeons

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Dungeons. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: inconsistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away

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