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Sunset Reef

Cape Town, Cape Town, ZAF

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Current forecast
  • 2.9m every 14 s
  • Wind 3 kn Glassy
  • Weather sunny Sunny
  • Air temperature 22 ΒΊC
Not bad
5.6 Wave quality
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Features

  • Sea/Ocean

    Atlantic
  • Length

    1700m
  • Favorable swell

    SW
  • Faborable wind

    NE
  • Wave direction

    R
  • Bottom

    Sand
  • Wave Type

    Beach Break
  • Difficulty level

    4.20
  • People in the water

    3.40
  • Quality

    4.20

Description

Sunset Beach is located in Western Cape. It needs SW swell to work well, it is given a couple of times a year.

It is an open spot with a sandy bottom with one of the Big Wave cataloged waves.

A great right-hander wave with powerful take-off, only for experts.

There is usually not much surfer when it works: respect locals, currents, sharks, and seals.

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Surf forecast

Wed 21 Thu 22 Fri 23 Sat 24 Sun 25 Mon 26 Tue 27 Wed 28 Thu 29 Fri 30 Sat 31
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 23h 2h 5h 8h
Surf Score
Wind
Direction
Average (kn) 2 2 3 3 3 2 1 2 1 3 4 5 6 6 4 4 4 5 5 5 4 2 2 3 4 5 8 7 6 4 5 7 8 9 6 7 6 3 0 1 2 6 9 8 4 3 2 2 2 5 8 8 6 6 5 5 4 7 9 9 7 6 3 1 1 3 7 6 3 2 2 4 2 2 6 8 7 6 5 4 4
Racha (kn) 3 3 5 4 4 3 1 3 2 4 5 7 8 8 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 3 3 4 6 7 13 13 8 8 6 10 13 13 9 9 9 5 3 4 4 7 8 8 6 5 4 3 4 7 8 9 9 10 8 8 8 9 10 11 12 9 5 3 3 4 7 8 4 3 3 4 3 5 8 10 11 10 8 7 7
Waves
Direction
Height (m) 2.5 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.5 2.7 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.5 3.9 4.4 4.9 5.2 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.9 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3 0.0 0.0
Period (s) 15 15 15 14 14 14 15 15 15 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 14 15 15 15 15 15 15 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 0 0
Tide (m)
Weather
Temp. (ºC) 14 21 25 22 17 16 15 14 15 19 21 18 14 14 13 13 13 17 20 18 14 14 14 14 14 20 20 18 14 15 14 13 14 15 15 15 13 12 11 11 12 13 14 13 11 10 9 9 10 14 15 14 12 11 11 10 11 14 15 14 11 11 10 9 10 14 14 14 12 11 10 9 9 13 15 15 12 11 11 10 11
Clouds (%) 3 61 30 29 4 22 95 57 4 2 60 71 82 91 94 97 86 69 16 14 64 75 90 73 7 14 5 10 41 63 11 42 65 58 11 6 1 10 22 23 1 4 71 36 28 63 78 61 66 83 92 84 8 26 89 61 9 5
Rain (mm/h) 0.9 1.7 0.2 0.2 0.3
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