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Crayfish Factory

Cape Town, Cape Town, ZAF

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Current forecast
  • 1.8m every 13 s
  • Wind 7 kn Glassy
  • Weather sunny Sunny
  • Air temperature 18 ΒΊC
Not bad
6.0 Wave quality
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Features

  • Sea/Ocean

    Atlantic
  • Length

    500m
  • Favorable swell

    SW
  • Faborable wind

    NE
  • Wave direction

    R
  • Bottom

    Rock
  • Wave Type

    Reef Break
  • Difficulty level

    4.10
  • People in the water

    3.20
  • Quality

    3.90

Description

Crayfish Factory is located on the Cape Peninsula. It needs SW swell to work, holding good size.

It is an open spot with rock bottom with cataloged waves of world class.

A long right-hander wave, with steep walls, only suitable for professionals.

There is usually not much surfer when it works but be careful with the bottom and the sharks.

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Surf forecast

Wed 24 Thu 25 Fri 26 Sat 27 Sun 28 Mon 29 Tue 30 Wed 1 Thu 2 Fri 3 Sat 4
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 11h 14h
Surf Score
Wind
Direction
Average (kn) 16 14 12 9 7 6 3 2 5 5 6 8 8 9 10 10 12 13 14 14 13 12 12 11 12 12 13 10 8 5 1 3 4 3 1 2 2 2 2 6 8 5 6 9 7 7 9 10 10 4 7 7 6 7 3 7 10 7 7 5 9 12 11 12 16 20 24 26 26 25 24 25 30 30 31 28 28 25 22 22 22
Racha (kn) 19 18 15 11 8 6 3 3 6 6 7 10 10 12 13 13 15 17 19 18 16 16 15 13 14 15 16 13 10 6 1 4 5 4 2 3 2 2 3 7 10 6 7 11 9 9 10 12 11 5 8 8 7 7 4 9 12 9 8 7 9 12 12 13 17 22 26 29 29 29 29 30 35 36 36 36 35 31 29 27 26
Waves
Direction
Height (m) 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.0 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.3 2.8 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.9 2.4 3.0 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.7 1.9 2.2 0.0 0.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 12 15 14 14 14 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 10 13 13 14 16 16 15 14 14 14 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 11 13 13 13 0 0
Tide (m)
Weather
Temp. (ºC) 18 18 18 18 18 18 18 19 20 19 18 17 17 17 17 17 18 18 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 18 18 18 18 19 20 20 19 19 18 18 19 19 19 18 18 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17 16 16 16 17 17 17 17 16 16 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 16 15 16 16 16
Clouds (%) 10 19 33 53 34 41 49 38 35 69 65 79 89 81 45 5 94 92 99 100 95 63 24 28 36 100 100 96 93 100 100 100 100 95 84 2 38 83 65 1 2 1 5 63 72 8 51 100 76
Rain (mm/h) 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.4 1.1
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