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The Wedge ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.2
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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The Wedge Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Thursday 06 May 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
The Wedge surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Wedge sea temperature is 14.0 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.4 max: 18.7 min: 16.1 °C)
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The Wedge surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Wedge sea temperature is 14.0 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.4 max: 18.7 min: 16.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at The Wedge (strong winds from the SE at Table Bay 3 km from The Wedge).

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Strong
41 km/h
SE
Cross-Shore
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How big are the waves at The Wedge today?

The current surf forecast for The Wedge at 10AM is: 1.6m 13s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 07:00am May 06). An open ocean swell of 2.5m 9s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)5ft (1.6m)13s
Afternoon (06 May)5ft (1.6m)13s
Evening (06 May)5ft (1.5m)13s

Table - waves today at The Wedge. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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(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
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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T southafrica.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
2
S
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
2.5
SSW
2.5
S
2.4
SSW
2.3
SSW
1.1
SW
1.7
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.8
SW
2.2
SW
2.5
SW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
1.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SW
2.2
SW
2.2
SW
1.6
SSW
1.5
WSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.4
WSW
1.3
WSW
1.7
S
1.5
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.4
SSW
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35
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
20
SE
30
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
S
10
S
15
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
10
SSW
10
SW
20
SSW
15
S
15
SSW
20
SSW
15
S
15
S
10
S
5
SSE
5
NNW
5
NW
5
NNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
W
5
NNW
5
NNW
0
NW
0
ESE
5
NNE
5
W
10
SW
10
SSW
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SE
5
SSE
10
SSW
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
SE
5
E
5
ENE
5
NNE
5
NW
10
NW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
cross-
on
onglassglassglassglasscross-
off
glasscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
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on
12:41PM
1.39
12:54AM
1.56
1:23PM
1.47
1:31AM
1.63
1:57PM
1.53
2:03AM
1.68
2:27PM
1.59
2:32AM
1.71
2:55PM
1.62
3:00AM
1.72
3:24PM
1.64
3:27AM
1.72
3:52PM
1.64
3:55AM
1.69
6:38AM
0.63
6:42PM
0.66
7:20AM
0.55
7:21PM
0.60
7:53AM
0.48
7:54PM
0.55
8:21AM
0.43
8:23PM
0.51
8:47AM
0.40
8:51PM
0.49
9:13AM
0.38
9:18PM
0.48
9:39AM
0.37
9:46PM
0.50
10:06AM
0.39

Note: the tide data above is for Cape Town, South Africa which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for The Wedge.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at The Wedge blow from the E

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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