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Outer Kom ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.6

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Outer Kom Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Thursday 13 May 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Outer Kom surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Outer Kom sea temperature is 14.7 °C (Statistics for 13 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.4 max: 18.7 min: 15.9 °C)
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Outer Kom surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Outer Kom sea temperature is 14.7 °C (Statistics for 13 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.4 max: 18.7 min: 15.9 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Outer Kom (light winds from the N at Slangkop 1 km from Outer Kom).

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3 h 27 min ago

Light
13 km/h
N
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Outer Kom today?

The current surf forecast for Outer Kom at 11AM is: 1.7m 11s primary swell from a South-southwest direction and 0.9m 11s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction, 0.4m 3s secondary swell from a West-northwest direction (forecast issued at 07:00am May 13). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (13 May)6ft (1.8m)12s
Afternoon (13 May)4.5ft (1.4m)11s
Evening (13 May)4.5ft (1.3m)11s

Table - waves today at Outer Kom. (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
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
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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
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
WSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
2.2
S
2.1
S
2.1
S
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.9
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.3
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.1
WSW
1.1
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.8
WSW
2
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.3
WSW
3
W
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10
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
15
NNW
10
NW
10
W
5
NW
5
N
10
N
15
NNW
20
NNW
25
NW
25
NNW
25
NNW
30
N
35
NNW
30
NNW
25
NNW
20
NNW
5
W
10
SSE
25
SE
25
SE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSE
15
S
10
S
5
S
5
WSW
5
WNW
5
WSW
10
SSW
5
S
5
SSE
5
SSE
5
SE
5
E
5
E
5
W
5
SW
5
SSW
5
W
10
NNW
15
NW
20
NNW
25
NNW
30
NNW
30
NNW
35
NNW
40
N
40
NNW
40
NNW
30
NW
25
NW
25
NW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
glassglassonglassglasscross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross
4:15PM
1.38
4:20AM
1.40
4:46PM
1.33
4:51AM
1.34
5:20PM
1.27
5:24AM
1.27
5:58PM
1.21
6:04AM
1.19
6:47PM
1.15
6:57AM
1.11
7:54PM
1.12
8:14AM
1.06
9:16PM
1.14
9:47AM
1.06
10:06AM
0.16
10:15PM
0.28
10:35AM
0.21
10:46PM
0.33
11:07AM
0.27
11:20PM
0.40
11:42AM
0.33
12:00AM
0.47
12:25PM
0.40
12:53AM
0.54
1:22PM
0.46
2:09AM
0.57
2:38PM
0.49
3:41AM
0.54

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

Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
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