Big Bay « Cape Town

Wave height*
7
ft
Wave period
9
secs
Swell direction
22.5 °
Wind direction
337.5 °
Wind speed
18
mph
Sea temp
20.5
°
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

TimeThuFriSatSunMonTueWed
6am 337.5 °18
mph
337.5 °24
mph
315 °18
mph
225 °7
mph
0 °10
mph
22.5 °9
mph
12pm 0 °20
mph
337.5 °26
mph
337.5 °14
mph
337.5 °5
mph
45 °13
mph
45 °9
mph
6pm 0 °26
mph
337.5 °28
mph
337.5 °15
mph
22.5 °10
mph
22.5 °13
mph
45 °12
mph

Estimated tide times for Big Bay*

ThuFriSatSunMonTueWed
  • High 04:09am
    (1.71m)
  • Low 10:10am
    (0.52m)
  • High 04:14pm
    (1.68m)
  • Low 10:22pm
    (0.40m)
  • High 04:39am
    (1.72m)
  • Low 10:41am
    (0.51m)
  • High 04:45pm
    (1.66m)
  • Low 10:51pm
    (0.42m)
  • High 05:10am
    (1.72m)
  • Low 11:14am
    (0.52m)
  • High 05:18pm
    (1.63m)
  • Low 11:23pm
    (0.45m)
  • High 05:42am
    (1.70m)
  • Low 11:50am
    (0.54m)
  • High 05:53pm
    (1.59m)
  • Low 11:57pm
    (0.50m)
  • High 06:18am
    (1.67m)
  • Low 12:30pm
    (0.58m)
  • High 06:34pm
    (1.53m)
  • Low 12:36am
    (0.57m)
  • High 07:01am
    (1.63m)
  • Low 01:19pm
    (0.63m)
  • High 07:23pm
    (1.45m)
  • Low 01:25am
    (0.64m)
  • High 07:54am
    (1.58m)
  • Low 02:22pm
    (0.67m)
  • High 08:27pm
    (1.39m)

*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
Thu 7
ft
22.5 ° 9
secs
337.5 °18
mph
Fri 7
ft
22.5 ° 8
secs
337.5 °18
mph
Sat 7
ft
0 ° 8
secs
337.5 °24
mph
Sun 7
ft
0 ° 8
secs
315 °18
mph
Mon 5
ft
0 ° 8
secs
225 °7
mph
Tue 4
ft
0 ° 8
secs
0 °10
mph
Wed 4
ft
22.5 ° 9
secs
22.5 °9
mph