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Gansbaai ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 4.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 4.0

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Gansbaai Surf Forecast / Overberg / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Tuesday 22 Jun 2021 SAST
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Gansbaai surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Gansbaai sea temperature is 16.9 °C (Statistics for 22 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 16.2 max: 17.8 min: 14.7 °C)
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Gansbaai surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Gansbaai sea temperature is 16.9 °C (Statistics for 22 Jun 1981-2005 - mean: 16.2 max: 17.8 min: 14.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Overberg

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Gansbaai (calm at Stanford wx 21 km from Gansbaai).

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21 km away, 1 h 46 min ago

Calm
5 km/h
W
16.0
16.9
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Gansbaai today?

The current surf forecast for Gansbaai at 7PM is: 5.5m 14s primary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm June 22). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (22 Jun)15ft (4.5m)11s
Afternoon (22 Jun)18ft (5.5m)13s
Evening (22 Jun)18ft (5.5m)14s

Table - waves today at Gansbaai. (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
Tuesday
22
Wednesday
23
Thursday
24
Friday
25
Saturday
26
Sunday
27
Monday
28
Tuesday
29
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM
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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
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5
W
5.5
WSW
5.5
WSW
5.5
WSW
5.5
WSW
5.5
WSW
5
WSW
4
SW
4.5
WSW
5
WSW
5
WSW
5
SW
5
SW
5
SW
4.5
SW
4.5
SW
4
SW
4
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3
SW
2.5
SSW
2.2
SSW
2
SSW
1.7
SSW
3.5
WNW
4
W
5
WSW
4.5
W
4.5
W
4.5
W
4.5
W
4.5
WSW
4.5
WSW
4.5
WSW
3.5
SW
4
SW
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.5
WSW
4
W
4.5
W
4.5
WSW
4.5
WSW
4.5
WSW
4.5
WSW
5.5
WSW
6
SW
6.5
SW
6.5
SW
7
SW
6.5
SW
6.5
SW
6.5
SW
5.5
SW
5
SW
4.5
SW
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55

NW
50

WNW
45

WNW
40

WNW
40

WNW
35

WNW
30

WNW
30

WNW
25

WSW
20

WSW
15

WSW
15

SW
10

SSW
10

SSE
10

E
10

ENE
15

E
15

E
20

E
20

ENE
15

ENE
15

NE
10

N
15

NNW
35

NW
55

NW
50

WNW
45

WNW
45

WNW
45

WNW
45

WNW
50

W
45

W
35

W
30

W
20

W
15

NW
15

NNW
15

N
15

N
15

NNW
25

WNW
30

NW
35

NW
40

NW
40

WNW
40

WSW
35

W
35

WNW
40

WNW
45

W
50

WNW
55

W
55

WSW
55

WSW
40

WSW
35

SW
35

SW
25

SSW
20

SSW
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononononononononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
ononononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
1:31PM
1.42
1:43AM
1.61
2:22PM
1.50
2:34AM
1.64
3:10PM
1.55
3:23AM
1.64
3:56PM
1.58
4:10AM
1.60
4:42PM
1.56
4:56AM
1.52
5:28PM
1.52
5:43AM
1.42
6:15PM
1.46
6:30AM
1.31
7:04PM
1.39
7:30PM
0.24
8:08AM
0.05
8:23PM
0.18
8:56AM
0.02
9:13PM
0.14
9:42AM
0.02
10:02PM
0.14
10:27AM
0.05
10:50PM
0.18
11:11AM
0.12
11:39PM
0.25
11:55AM
0.20
12:29AM
0.33
12:39PM
0.30

Note: the tide data above is for De Kelders which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Gansbaai.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Gansbaai blow from the E

Tuesday
22
Wednesday
23
Thursday
24
Friday
25
Saturday
26
Sunday
27
Monday
28
Tuesday
29
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