It’s offshore on a northwesterly, the predominant winter wind in Cape Town, and howling onshore with the southeasterly “Cape Doctor” throughout the summer. The onshores bring bluebottles by the hordes. It gets a bit colder in winter, but those long, groomed walls are a Southern Hemi winter phenomenon.
Thigh high to 3 feet overhead.
Best Swell Direction
SW, S, E
When it’s small and clean, low tide offers long, peeling walls that are ideal for longboarding. When it gets bigger, high tide is the go, ideal for inside, shortboard ripping.