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Horse Trails ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Horse Trails Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Monday 01 Mar 2021 SAST
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Horse Trails surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Horse Trails sea temperature is 12.6 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 19.5 max: 21.0 min: 18.2 °C)
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Horse Trails surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Horse Trails sea temperature is 12.6 °C (Statistics for 01 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 19.5 max: 21.0 min: 18.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind has become cross-off at Muizenberg (light winds from the N at Slangkop 16 km from Muizenberg). 1.6m 8 s period swell from ESE

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How big are the waves at Horse Trails today?

The current surf forecast for Horse Trails at 6AM is: 1.1m 8s primary swell from a Southeast direction and 0.7m 11s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 01). An open ocean swell of 0.5m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (01 Mar)3ft (0.9m)8s
Afternoon (01 Mar)1.5ft (0.5m)11s
Evening (01 Mar)2.5ft (0.8m)13s

Table - waves today at Horse Trails. (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
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
332101101122211334444311
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
1.9
SE
1.6
SE
1.2
SE
0.7
SW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
1.4
SW
1.5
WSW
1.4
SW
1.4
WSW
2
WSW
3
WSW
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511367191121788987167224184244215392411352380353810908846141726325618
15
ESE
10
NNE
10
N
5
N
10
W
10
W
5
NW
15
WNW
10
NNW
10
NNW
15
N
15
N
15
NW
20
W
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
SW
5
W
5
NW
10
N
10
WNW
20
W
20
WSW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononglassonglasscross-
off
cross-
on
onon
4:36AM
1.72
4:54PM
1.57
5:13AM
1.70
5:34PM
1.50
5:52AM
1.62
10:22PM
-0.04
10:49AM
-0.03
10:58PM
-0.01
11:29AM
0.01
11:36PM
0.07
12:11PM
0.10

Note: the tide data above is for Beach Road which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Horse Trails.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Horse Trails blow from the ENE

Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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