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The Hoek

Cape Town, Cape Town, ZAF

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Current forecast
  • 2.9m every 13 s
  • Wind 8 kn Glassy
  • Weather partly cloudy Partly cloudy
  • Air temperature 17 ΒΊC
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7.7 Wave quality
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Features

  • Sea/Ocean

    Atlantic
  • Length

    600m
  • Favorable swell

    SW
  • Faborable wind

    SE
  • Wave direction

    R
  • Bottom

    Rock
  • Wave Type

    Reef Break
  • Difficulty level

    4.90
  • People in the water

    3.50
  • Quality

    4.90

Description

The Hoek is located on the Peninsula of Cape Town and need SE direction swell.

It is an open spot with a world-class wave and rock bottom only suitable for professionals.

Good right-hander wave with pipe sections, fast and powerful. Perfect for bodyboarders and experienced surfers.

Usually, there is enough surfer when it works: respect the locals, the bottom and the sharks.

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Surf forecast

Sat 28 Sun 29 Mon 30 Tue 31 Wed 1 Thu 2 Fri 3 Sat 4 Sun 5 Mon 6 Tue 7
20h 23h 2h 5h 8h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 2h 5h 8h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 2h 5h 8h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 2h 5h 8h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 2h 5h 8h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 2h 5h 8h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 2h 5h 8h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 2h 5h 8h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 2h 5h 8h 11h 14h 17h 20h 23h 2h 5h 8h 11h 14h 17h 20h
Surf Score
Wind
Direction
Average (kn) 2 6 8 8 7 10 13 15 15 13 10 9 8 8 12 13 14 14 12 10 7 6 7 14 16 15 16 17 17 15 16 19 18 17 14 11 8 3 5 7 9 9 11 12 10 12 17 17 13 11 10 6 5 6 8 9 7 5 6 9 12 14 16 12 9 15 17 15 14 12 12 12 11 10 10 9 9 10 14 16 15
Racha (kn) 3 9 10 10 10 11 15 17 18 15 13 9 8 9 13 15 16 15 13 11 9 8 9 18 21 19 22 24 24 20 20 24 23 21 17 12 10 7 6 9 11 11 12 14 12 14 20 21 16 13 13 7 7 8 10 11 8 7 8 13 16 19 21 15 12 16 19 18 16 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 13 13 15 18 18
Waves
Direction
Height (m) 2.3 2.5 2.9 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.6 3.9 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.0 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.6 1.7 1.9 2.1 2.6 3.0 3.3 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.9 0.0 0.0
Period (s) 12 12 13 18 17 16 16 16 16 15 15 15 15 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 16 16 16 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 14 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 11 11 11 11 11 11 12 11 10 10 10 10 10 11 11 12 12 12 12 12 12 0 0
Tide (m)
Weather
Temp. (ºC) 17 17 17 17 17 18 19 18 17 17 16 16 16 18 18 18 17 17 17 17 17 18 19 18 17 17 17 16 17 19 22 21 18 17 16 16 18 20 21 22 21 20 19 19 19 21 22 22 21 20 20 20 20 23 24 22 18 18 17 17 17 18 19 15 15 15 14 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 13 13 13 15 15 15 15
Clouds (%) 72 62 62 46 3 2 1 9 9 63 74 28 48 59 61 70 83 100 54 4 3 2 5 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 4 1 19 72 45 53 56 2 25 93 72 7 54 100 99 96 98 43 36 41 28 16 14 15 13 18 14 30 16 1 4 10 7
Rain (mm/h) 0.2 7.3 12.3 0.5 1.2 1.2 1.7 0.5 0.9 0.2
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