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

Overall: 3.3

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Underwater Point Surf Forecast / Cape Town / South Africa

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Friday 16 Apr 2021 SAST
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Underwater Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Underwater Point sea temperature is 17.7 °C (Statistics for 16 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 18.2 max: 20.0 min: 16.5 °C)
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Underwater Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Underwater Point sea temperature is 17.7 °C (Statistics for 16 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 18.2 max: 20.0 min: 16.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Underwater Point (calm at Slangkop 26 km from Underwater Point).

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26 km away, 3 h 4 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
SE
13.3
17.7
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Underwater Point today?

The current surf forecast for Underwater Point at 2AM is: 0.7m 11s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm April 16). An open ocean swell of 1.4m 9s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 2.1m 8s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (SAST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (17 Apr)2.5ft (0.7m)11s
Afternoon (17 Apr)2ft (0.6m)10s
Evening (17 Apr)2ft (0.6m)10s

Table - waves today at Underwater Point. (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
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Sat
24
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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
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.90.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.114.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.138.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.162.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
T southafrica.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.186.cc23T southafrica.htsgw.metric.198.cc23
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SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.4
SW
0.5
W
0.6
W
0.6
WSW
0.7
W
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.9
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.8
WSW
0.7
W
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SW
1.2
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.1
SW
1.2
SW
0.8
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
S
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.7
SW
0.8
SW
1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
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SE
15
ESE
15
ESE
20
SE
15
SE
20
ESE
20
SE
15
SE
15
SE
20
SE
10
ESE
10
NE
15
ENE
10
NNE
10
WNW
20
W
15
SW
10
S
15
SSE
25
SSE
35
SE
45
SE
55
SE
60
SE
60
ESE
55
ESE
50
ESE
45
ESE
40
ESE
30
ESE
20
ESE
25
SE
30
SE
35
SE
25
ESE
20
ESE
20
ESE
20
E
15
ESE
30
SE
40
SE
40
ESE
30
ESE
20
E
15
E
10
ENE
5
NE
10
SSW
5
SSW
10
W
15
NNW
20
NW
20
NNW
20
NNW
15
NNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
15
WNW
5
WNW
5
NNW
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off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
crossglassoncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononglass
5:33PM
1.26
5:40AM
1.27
6:07PM
1.17
6:14AM
1.17
6:52PM
1.08
7:04AM
1.07
8:08PM
1.01
8:36AM
1.00
10:05PM
1.02
10:36AM
1.03
11:30PM
1.14
11:54AM
1.14
12:24AM
1.29
12:47PM
1.28
1:07AM
1.46
11:33PM
0.39
11:56AM
0.36
12:06AM
0.48
12:36PM
0.46
12:53AM
0.58
1:37PM
0.54
2:19AM
0.66
3:20PM
0.58
4:26AM
0.63
5:00PM
0.51
5:48AM
0.50
6:04PM
0.40
6:41AM
0.33
6:52PM
0.26

Note: the tide data above is for Black Rocks which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Underwater Point.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Underwater Point blow from the E

Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Sat
24
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