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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) Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Monday 13 Jul 2020 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Strand (Pipe) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Strand (Pipe) sea temperature is 16.2 °C (Statistics for 13 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 15.4 max: 16.3 min: 14.1 °C)
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Strand (Pipe) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Strand (Pipe) sea temperature is 16.2 °C (Statistics for 13 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 15.4 max: 16.3 min: 14.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-on at Strand (Pipe) (fresh winds from the NW at Strand 3 km from Strand (Pipe)). 11.0m 17 s period wind swell from WSW

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How big are the waves at Strand (Pipe) today?

The current surf forecast for Strand (Pipe) at 8PM is: 9.5m 17s primary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm July 13). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (13 Jul)31ft (9.5m)16s
Afternoon (13 Jul)33ft (10.0m)17s
Evening (13 Jul)30ft (9.0m)17s

Table - waves today at Strand (Pipe). (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(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thu
16
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
9.5
WSW
9
WSW
9
WSW
7.5
SW
7
SW
4.5
WSW
4
SSW
4
SSW
3.5
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.3
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.2
WSW
2.1
WSW
2.3
WSW
2.3
WSW
1617171717161615151413141515151514141413131313
4957558085590604939342172422952848321779879362325131445345903919338426752378216719691634153317801693
55
W
50
WNW
40
W
35
W
30
WSW
25
WSW
20
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
10
SW
5
WSW
5
N
10
NNE
10
N
10
NNE
10
NNE
5
NNW
5
N
5
S
10
E
5
NE
5
E
10
SE
onononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscrossoffglassoffcross-
off
9:01AM
1.01
9:30PM
1.15
10:18AM
1.00
10:38PM
1.15
11:33AM
1.04
11:43PM
1.18
2:57PM
0.56
4:10AM
0.54
4:10PM
0.59
5:19AM
0.51
5:24PM
0.58

Note: the tide data above is for Monwabisi Strand which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Strand (Pipe).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Strand (Pipe) blow from the E

Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thu
16
11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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