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Nine Mile Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Nine Mile Reef Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Friday 26 Feb 2021 SAST
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Nine Mile Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nine Mile Reef sea temperature is 17.6 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.7 max: 21.1 min: 18.7 °C)
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Nine Mile Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nine Mile Reef sea temperature is 17.6 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.7 max: 21.1 min: 18.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update Onshore wind has changed to cross-on at Muizenberg (fresh winds from the S at Capetown International Airport 19 km from Muizenberg). 1.2m 11 s period swell from SSW with 2.0m 6 s period wind swell from SE

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Actual: 58 min ago

Moderate
35 km/h
S
Onshore
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How big are the waves at Nine Mile Reef today?

The current surf forecast for Nine Mile Reef at 3PM is: 0.9m 19s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 1.2m 11s secondary swell from a South-southwest direction, 2.1m 6s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm February 26). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (26 Feb)4.5ft (1.3m)12s
Afternoon (26 Feb)3ft (0.9m)19s
Evening (26 Feb)4.5ft (1.3m)17s

Table - waves today at Nine Mile Reef. (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
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
01
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
100000030000001111111101111113
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
1.3
SSW
0.8
SSW
1
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
3
ESE
3
ESE
3
ESE
3
ESE
2.5
ESE
3
ESE
3.5
ESE
3.5
ESE
3
ESE
2.5
ESE
1.8
ESE
12191818171616151514141477777788888
41441163710261252136014111472122013551139933793812913913732814121512721137786392
20
SE
30
SSE
40
SSE
25
SE
25
SE
20
SE
20
ESE
20
ESE
20
SE
25
SE
30
SE
25
SE
25
ESE
20
ESE
20
ESE
15
ESE
15
SE
20
SSE
25
SSE
20
ESE
15
E
5
NE
15
NNW
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
3:03PM
1.54
3:26AM
1.63
3:39PM
1.60
4:00AM
1.71
4:16PM
1.62
4:36AM
1.74
8:58AM
0.15
9:13PM
0.02
9:35AM
0.05
9:47PM
-0.03
10:12AM
-0.02
10:22PM
-0.05

Note: the tide data above is for Khayelitsha which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Nine Mile Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Nine Mile Reef blow from the N

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Mon
01
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