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Thermopylae ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.6
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 3.4

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Thermopylae Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Sunday 09 May 2021 SAST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Thermopylae surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Thermopylae sea temperature is 12.9 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.3 max: 18.7 min: 15.7 °C)
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Thermopylae surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Thermopylae sea temperature is 12.9 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.3 max: 18.7 min: 15.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Thermopylae (calm at Molteno Reservior 5 km from Thermopylae).

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1 h 43 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
SW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Thermopylae today?

The current surf forecast for Thermopylae at 7AM is: 1.7m 14s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.1m 11s secondary swell from a Northwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am May 09). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 5.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 May)6ft (1.8m)14s
Afternoon (09 May)7.5ft (2.3m)13s
Evening (09 May)8ft (2.4m)13s

Table - waves today at Thermopylae. (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
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
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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
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.9
SW
2.3
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
2
SSW
2.1
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.1
WSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
1
S
1.2
SSW
0.9
S
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.7
NW
2.5
WNW
3
WNW
3
WNW
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5
SSW
0
WSW
5
W
0
NW
5
NW
10
W
10
SW
10
SSW
10
SSE
5
SSE
10
SSE
5
SE
10
SSE
15
SSW
15
S
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
S
15
S
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSE
20
S
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
S
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
5
E
0
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNW
15
NW
10
WNW
10
N
10
N
20
NNE
30
NNE
30
N
45
N
45
NNW
40
NW
30
NW
35
NW
20
W
30
WSW
25
WSW
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on
oncross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
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
4:21PM
1.62
4:23AM
1.65
4:52PM
1.58
4:53AM
1.59
5:25PM
1.53
5:26AM
1.52
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
10:14PM
0.53
10:34AM
0.42
10:45PM
0.58
11:05AM
0.48
11:19PM
0.64

Note: the tide data above is for Cape Town, South Africa which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Thermopylae.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Thermopylae blow from the E

Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
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partially cloudy
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rain showers
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light rain
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rain showers
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