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

Overall: 3.2

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Scarborough Beach Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Sunday 18 Apr 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Scarborough Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Scarborough Beach sea temperature is 15.1 °C (Statistics for 18 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 18.1 max: 19.7 min: 16.4 °C)
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Scarborough Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Scarborough Beach sea temperature is 15.1 °C (Statistics for 18 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 18.1 max: 19.7 min: 16.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Scarborough Beach (light winds from the SE at Slangkop 7 km from Scarborough Beach).

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How big are the waves at Scarborough Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Scarborough Beach at 12PM is: 0.6m 14s primary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 07:00am April 18). An open ocean swell of 0.6m 8s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 Apr)2ft (0.6m)14s
Afternoon (18 Apr)2.5ft (0.7m)13s
Evening (18 Apr)2.5ft (0.8m)13s

Table - waves today at Scarborough 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
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
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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
0.5
W
0.6
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.7
W
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
WSW
0.6
W
0.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.6
SW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1
SW
1
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
S
0.7
SW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
1
SW
1.1
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
1.4
SW
2
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.1
WSW
1.8
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.1
SW
0.7
WSW
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10
NE
10
NNE
20
W
10
WNW
15
SW
15
SSE
25
SSE
30
SSE
40
SE
50
SE
55
SE
55
SE
55
ESE
50
ESE
45
ESE
35
ESE
30
ESE
25
ESE
15
ESE
20
SE
25
SE
30
SE
25
ESE
20
ESE
20
SE
20
ESE
20
SE
25
SE
35
SE
40
SE
30
ESE
20
ESE
15
ESE
10
NE
5
N
10
SW
5
S
0
NW
15
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
NNW
15
NNW
15
W
15
WSW
10
SSE
15
SE
15
SE
15
SE
10
ESE
5
NE
10
SSW
15
SSE
15
SSE
25
WSW
15
SSE
10
NE
15
W
20
SW
25
SSW
offcross-
off
oncross-
on
oncrosscrosscrosscross-
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
cross-
off
cross-
off
offglasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
oncrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
crosscrossoncrossoffcross-
on
oncross-
on
6:53PM
1.08
7:05AM
1.07
8:09PM
1.01
8:37AM
1.00
10:06PM
1.02
10:36AM
1.03
11:30PM
1.14
11:54AM
1.14
12:24AM
1.29
12:47PM
1.28
1:07AM
1.46
1:32PM
1.41
1:47AM
1.60
12:36PM
0.46
12:54AM
0.58
1:37PM
0.54
2:20AM
0.66
3:20PM
0.58
4:27AM
0.63
5:00PM
0.51
5:48AM
0.50
6:04PM
0.40
6:41AM
0.33
6:52PM
0.27
7:25AM
0.16
7:34PM
0.15
8:06AM
0.01

Note: the tide data above is for Boneyards which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Scarborough Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Scarborough Beach blow from the ENE

Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
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clear
clear
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clear
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clear
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clear
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clear
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clear
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cloudy
cloudy
light rain
clear
clear
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