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Long Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.9
Difficulty Level: 3.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.8
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.5

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Long Beach Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Monday 18 Oct 2021 SAST
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Long Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Long Beach sea temperature is 16.1 °C (Statistics for 18 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 16.4 max: 17.7 min: 15.3 °C)
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Long Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Long Beach sea temperature is 16.1 °C (Statistics for 18 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 16.4 max: 17.7 min: 15.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Long Beach (light winds from the ESE at Slangkop 3 km from Long Beach).

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2 h 7 min ago

Light
13 km/h
ESE
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Long Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Long Beach at 7AM is: 2.5m 11s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 1.2m 9s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00am October 18). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 Oct)8ft (2.5m)11s
Afternoon (18 Oct)7ft (2.1m)11s
Evening (18 Oct)5.5ft (1.7m)10s

Table - waves today at Long Beach. (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
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM
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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
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
3
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.1
SSW
2
SSW
1.7
SW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
2.3
SE
2.4
SE
1.5
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
1
SW
1.1
SW
2
SW
1.6
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.5
SSW
2.2
SW
2.2
SW
2.2
SW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
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20
SE
25
SE
20
SE
25
SE
25
SE
35
SSE
30
SSE
40
SE
40
SE
35
SE
40
SE
35
ESE
25
SE
30
SE
35
SE
35
SE
30
ESE
30
ESE
25
ESE
25
ESE
20
SE
20
SE
25
SE
15
E
20
NW
15
N
25
N
35
N
35
NNW
40
NNW
35
NNW
35
NNW
30
NNW
35
N
35
N
35
N
35
NNW
25
NW
25
WNW
20
NW
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
30
N
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
20
N
15
N
5
SSE
10
SSE
15
SE
20
SE
20
SE
20
SE
25
SE
25
SE
30
SE
50
SSE
50
SSE
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
onononononcross-
on
ononononononcross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
onononglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
1:57AM
1.38
2:08PM
1.52
2:28AM
1.43
2:37PM
1.56
2:57AM
1.46
3:05PM
1.57
3:25AM
1.47
3:32PM
1.56
3:53AM
1.45
3:59PM
1.51
4:20AM
1.41
4:26PM
1.44
4:48AM
1.34
4:54PM
1.36
5:18AM
1.26
7:57AM
0.20
8:23PM
0.11
8:28AM
0.16
8:52PM
0.07
8:57AM
0.14
9:19PM
0.06
9:25AM
0.15
9:46PM
0.07
9:52AM
0.18
10:13PM
0.12
10:20AM
0.23
10:40PM
0.19
10:48AM
0.31
11:09PM
0.28

Note: the tide data above is for Boneyards which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Long Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Long Beach blow from the S

Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
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