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The Boiler ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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The Boiler Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Sunday 28 Feb 2021 SAST
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The Boiler surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Boiler sea temperature is 19.7 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.7 max: 21.2 min: 18.3 °C)
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The Boiler surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Boiler sea temperature is 19.7 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 19.7 max: 21.2 min: 18.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-off wind 21 km from The Boiler has become light (calm at Cape Town). Waves should be turning clean at The Boiler. no significant swell

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21 km away, 1 h 21 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
SW
23.0
19.7
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at The Boiler today?

The current surf forecast for The Boiler at 12AM is: 0.9m 11s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm February 28). An open ocean swell of 1.8m 8s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 3.5m 8s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (01 Mar)--
Afternoon (01 Mar)3.5ft (1.0m)12s
Evening (01 Mar)3ft (0.9m)11s

Table - waves today at The Boiler. (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
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
12210101221000001334433
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SW
0.6
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
1.5
WSW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
WSW
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35
SE
35
ESE
25
ESE
15
NNE
20
N
15
N
15
NNW
10
WNW
5
W
10
NW
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
N
20
NNW
20
NW
15
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
NW
15
N
15
NNW
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
4:16PM
1.60
4:36AM
1.72
4:54PM
1.57
5:13AM
1.69
5:33PM
1.50
5:52AM
1.62
10:22PM
-0.04
10:49AM
-0.03
10:58PM
-0.01
11:29AM
0.01
11:36PM
0.07

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

Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
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clear
clear
clear
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partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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