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Strand (Pipe) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.9
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.6
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.4

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Strand (Pipe) break guidePhoto by: charl

Strand (Pipe) Surf Guide

Strand (Pipe) in Cape Peninsula is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore.. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Take care of sharks,.

Strand (Pipe) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Strand (Pipe):

The best conditions reported for surf at Strand (Pipe) occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:
South Africa wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Strand (Pipe) sea temperature, Strand (Pipe) photographs, Strand (Pipe) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Strand (Pipe) webcams, current wind from Cape Town live weather stations and Strand (Pipe) tide predictions. The South Africa swell maps link will open up the big picture showing South Africa and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from South Africa wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Strand (Pipe)

Strand (Pipe) Surf:

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 03:21 Local time
FriSaturday 15
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 35
NNW 25
W 30
Wind State cross-
cross on cross-

Tide Times:

For Monwabisi Strand, 5 km from Strand (Pipe).

IS AT (local time)

Strand (Pipe) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Strand, 3 km from Strand (Pipe).

moderate winds from the N

Air temperature
14.6 °C

Current weather near Strand (Pipe)

Overall Strand (Pipe) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

Surf stats for Strand (Pipe): see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Strand (Pipe): see the variation in direction and stength by month.

pipe, Strand (Pipe) photo

Strand (Pipe)

Photo credit: piesang

Strand, Strand (Pipe) photo

Strand (Pipe)

Photo credit: charl

sunset, Strand (Pipe) photo

Strand (Pipe)

Photo credit: charl

Pipe early morning surf, Strand (Pipe) photo

Strand (Pipe)

Photo credit: Morne

Strand (Pipe) Location Maps

Strand (Pipe) Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Strand (Pipe):

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Wave buoys nearest to Strand (Pipe):

Tide stations nearest to Strand (Pipe):

  • Closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Cape Town
    28 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    31 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    91 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    190 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Strand (Pipe) is Cape Town International Airport (CPT) in South Africa, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Strand (Pipe) is Oudtshoorn Airport (DUH), also in South Africa, 315 km (196 miles) away.
Strand (Pipe) break location map and break info