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Gansbaai ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.1
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.4
Crowds: 3.4

Overall: 3.7

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Gansbaai Surf Forecast / Overberg / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Thursday 09 Jul 2020 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 16.8 °C (Statistics for 09 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 15.8 max: 16.5 min: 14.8 °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 16.8 °C (Statistics for 09 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 15.8 max: 16.5 min: 14.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Overberg

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Gansbaai (light winds from the NNW at Hermanus 21 km from Gansbaai). 6.8m 15 s period wind swell from W is too big

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How big are the waves at Gansbaai today?

The current surf forecast for Gansbaai at 2AM is: 5.5m 15s primary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm July 09). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 10s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 Jul)15ft (4.5m)14s
Afternoon (09 Jul)13ft (4.0m)14s
Evening (09 Jul)13ft (4.0m)13s

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(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
111100111111000000000000111155
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
8
WSW
6.5
WSW
6.5
W
5.5
WSW
5
WSW
4.5
WSW
4
WSW
4
WSW
4
W
4
W
4
W
4.5
WSW
5.5
WSW
5.5
WSW
4.5
W
4
W
4
WSW
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
3.5
WSW
3.5
WSW
3
SW
3
SW
1515151514141414131313131213141515141414131313
2824720245196981294810022820064025810585960006057683485329441712670825989489239394080377836523436
45
WNW
40
WNW
40
WNW
25
NW
20
N
25
NNE
20
N
35
WNW
35
NW
40
NW
40
NW
40
SW
45
SW
30
WSW
30
W
30
W
25
WNW
25
NW
20
NW
20
NNW
15
N
10
NNE
10
NNE
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
6:16PM
1.40
6:24AM
1.25
6:55PM
1.33
7:06AM
1.16
7:38PM
1.27
7:55AM
1.09
12:27AM
0.40
12:32PM
0.35
1:11AM
0.46
1:11PM
0.43
2:00AM
0.52

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

Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
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light rain
cloudy
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light rain
light rain
rain showers
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clear
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clear
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