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

Overall: 3.0

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West Cape Surf Forecast / SA – Yorke Peninsula / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 8 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 ACST
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West Cape surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's West Cape sea temperature is 17.9 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.2 max: 17.9 min: 16.4 °C)
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West Cape surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's West Cape sea temperature is 17.9 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.2 max: 17.9 min: 16.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for SA - Yorke Peninsula

  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 10 km away suggest it is still onshore at West Cape (moderate winds from the SE at Stenhouse Bay).

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1 h 13 min ago

Moderate
28 km/h
SE
Onshore
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How big are the waves at West Cape today?

The current surf forecast for West Cape at 10AM is: 1.9m 14s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 0.4m 4s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 08:30am May 11). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (ACST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)6ft (1.9m)14s
Afternoon (11 May)5.5ft (1.7m)13s
Evening (11 May)5ft (1.5m)13s

Table - waves today at West Cape. (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
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
1.9
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2.2
SW
2.3
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
3
SW
2.5
SW
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.8
SW
1.1
SW
2
SW
2.2
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.6
SW
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SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
25
SE
25
SE
20
ESE
20
ESE
10
ESE
5
E
10
NNE
10
NNW
15
NW
15
WNW
20
NW
25
WNW
30
WNW
35
SW
35
SSW
35
SSW
35
SSW
30
SSW
25
SW
25
SW
30
WSW
30
SW
25
SW
25
SW
30
SW
30
SW
30
SW
35
SSW
30
SSW
35
S
30
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSW
15
SSW
15
SW
20
SW
15
WSW
20
WSW
20
SSW
20
SW
20
SSW
15
S
10
S
10
S
5
SSE
5
SE
10
ESE
10
E
10
E
10
NNE
15
NNE
15
N
5
N
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1:45PM
1.10
1:29AM
0.75
2:09PM
1.15
1:48AM
0.71
2:34PM
1.18
2:03AM
0.68
2:58PM
1.20
2:13AM
0.64
3:24PM
1.19
2:18AM
0.62
3:53PM
1.17
2:15AM
0.60
4:27PM
1.13
1:48AM
0.59
6:58AM
0.33
8:17PM
0.42
7:15AM
0.30
8:48PM
0.42
7:31AM
0.29
9:19PM
0.44
7:45AM
0.29
9:51PM
0.47
8:00AM
0.29
10:25PM
0.51
8:15AM
0.29
11:07PM
0.55
8:31AM
0.31
12:09AM
0.59
8:49AM
0.35

Note: the tide data above is for Pondalowie Bay, Australia which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for West Cape.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at West Cape blow from the NNW

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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