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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 1 am Thursday 04 Mar 2021 SAST
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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 15.7 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 19.5 max: 21.1 min: 18.3 °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 15.7 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 19.5 max: 21.1 min: 18.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-on wind has become light (calm at Ottery wx 10 km from Muizenberg). 4.1m swell from SW too big

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3 h 18 min ago

Light
9 km/h
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Clean
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How big are the waves at The Wedge today?

The current surf forecast for The Wedge at 5AM is: 4.0m 15s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.2m 15s secondary swell from a West-northwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 04). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (04 Mar)13ft (4.0m)15s
Afternoon (04 Mar)11ft (3.5m)14s
Evening (04 Mar)10ft (3.0m)14s

Table - waves today at The Wedge. (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
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
55433333344321133312212
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
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
4
WSW
4
SW
4
SW
4
SW
4
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3.5
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.3
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.9
SW
2
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SSW
1.9
SSW
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787382487836713859575069436938092959238220751749147612551213100491498175667172912491609
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
S
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
10
SE
10
SE
10
SSE
20
SSW
20
SSE
15
SSE
5
SE
5
ENE
5
N
10
NNE
10
WNW
20
SW
15
WSW
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
glasscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
6:43AM
1.75
7:10PM
1.54
7:35AM
1.60
8:12PM
1.40
8:46AM
1.46
12:23AM
0.46
1:02PM
0.51
1:12AM
0.60
2:02PM
0.65
2:19AM
0.74
3:31PM
0.75

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
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
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partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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