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Eerste Steen ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Eerste Steen Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.2 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 13:41 Local time
Friday 18
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 15
S 20
S 15
Wind State cross-
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Eerste Steen in Western Cape is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Beach Road, 4 km from Eerste Steen.

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Eerste Steen Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At RobbenIsland, 7 km from Eerste Steen.


Air temperature
22.2 °C

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Overall Eerste Steen Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


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  • The nearest passenger airport to Eerste Steen is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Eerste Steen is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 347 km (216 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Eerste Steen, Cape Town. Use the tab navigation above to view Eerste Steen sea temperature, Eerste Steen photographs, Eerste Steen detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Eerste Steen webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Eerste Steen tide predictions. The South Africa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing South Africa and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from South Africa wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Eerste Steen.