Big Bay « Cape Town

Wave height*
7
ft
Wave period
10
secs
Swell direction
45 °
Wind direction
22.5 °
Wind speed
5
mph
Sea temp
16.1
°
Air temp
0
°
Weather
cloud cover:0 precipitation:0
*all wave heigts are peak to trough

Big Bay, surf report

surf forecasts from Big Bay

Ideal conditions

  • Swell/period
  • Wind
  • Buoys
  • Tides

Swell size/period chart (not adjusted for nearshore)

Wind speed/direction chart

TimeWedThuFriSatSunMonTue
6am 112.5 °8
mph
315 °7
mph
112.5 °4
mph
0 °12
mph
337.5 °8
mph
292.5 °11
mph
337.5 °11
mph
12pm 112.5 °6
mph
0 °3
mph
67.5 °9
mph
22.5 °9
mph
337.5 °11
mph
292.5 °5
mph
0 °9
mph
6pm 22.5 °5
mph
0 °5
mph
45 °13
mph
22.5 °11
mph
337.5 °15
mph
337.5 °13
mph
0 °12
mph

Estimated tide times for Big Bay*

WedThuFriSatSunMonTue
  • High 01:52am
    (1.85m)
  • Low 08:13am
    (0.23m)
  • High 02:24pm
    (1.77m)
  • Low 08:26pm
    (0.31m)
  • High 02:38am
    (1.92m)
  • Low 08:57am
    (0.17m)
  • High 03:09pm
    (1.84m)
  • Low 09:12pm
    (0.28m)
  • High 03:23am
    (1.94m)
  • Low 09:41am
    (0.15m)
  • High 03:54pm
    (1.86m)
  • Low 09:59pm
    (0.28m)
  • High 04:08am
    (1.90m)
  • Low 10:25am
    (0.19m)
  • High 04:40pm
    (1.84m)
  • Low 10:46pm
    (0.33m)
  • High 04:55am
    (1.82m)
  • Low 11:11am
    (0.26m)
  • High 05:27pm
    (1.78m)
  • Low 11:37pm
    (0.41m)
  • High 05:44am
    (1.71m)
  • Low 12:00pm
    (0.37m)
  • High 06:18pm
    (1.69m)
  • Low 12:33am
    (0.51m)
  • High 06:37am
    (1.57m)
  • Low 12:53pm
    (0.49m)
  • High 07:14pm
    (1.60m)

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port and may differ slightly depending on distance

Cape Town_ South Africa tide graph
7 day surf forecast for Big Bay
DateWave HeightDirectionPeriodWind
Wed 7
ft
45 ° 10
secs
22.5 °5
mph
Thu 7
ft
45 ° 11
secs
315 °7
mph
Fri 5
ft
22.5 ° 10
secs
112.5 °4
mph
Sat 5
ft
22.5 ° 10
secs
0 °12
mph
Sun 7
ft
22.5 ° 11
secs
337.5 °8
mph
Mon 7
ft
22.5 ° 12
secs
292.5 °11
mph
Tue 10
ft
45 ° 13
secs
337.5 °11
mph