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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 Wednesday 03 Mar 2021 SAST
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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 14.7 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 19.6 max: 21.0 min: 18.3 °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 14.7 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 19.6 max: 21.0 min: 18.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Cape Town

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Thermopylae (calm at Table Bay 3 km from Thermopylae). no significant swell

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Actual: 50 min ago

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

The current surf forecast for Thermopylae at 8AM is: 1.4m 14s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.8m 20s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 01:00am March 03). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 4.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)3.5ft (1.0m)20s
Afternoon (03 Mar)7ft (2.1m)18s
Evening (03 Mar)11ft (3.5m)16s

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
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM
344454579107765344555434
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
0.9
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
WSW
2
WSW
3
WSW
3.5
WSW
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
2.3
SW
2.1
SW
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5
WNW
5
WNW
0
NW
5
NNW
10
NW
15
W
15
WSW
15
S
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
SE
10
SE
10
S
20
S
25
SSE
onglassglassglasscross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
5:58AM
1.87
6:22PM
1.67
6:43AM
1.75
7:10PM
1.54
7:35AM
1.60
11:41PM
0.35
12:15PM
0.38
12:23AM
0.46
1:02PM
0.51
1:12AM
0.60
2:02PM
0.65

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

Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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