Cape Town Sea Conditions and Tide Table

Cape Town Sea Conditions table showing wave height, swell direction and period.

High and low tide times are also provided on the table along with the moon phase and forecast weather. Sunrise today is at — and sunset is at 07:23 PM.

Days 1–4 Weather Summary

Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Wed night, min 17°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NNW on Thu night, fresh winds from the S by Sat afternoon).

Days 5–7 Weather Summary

Heavy rain (total 20mm), heaviest during Mon night. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Sun afternoon, min 17°C on Mon night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSE on Sat night, light winds from the E by Sun night).

Days 8–10 Weather Summary

Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Wed afternoon, min 17°C on Tue night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 11–13 Weather Summary

Mostly dry. Warm (max 24°C on Sun afternoon, min 18°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat morning, fresh winds from the SSE by Sat night).

Thursday
29
Friday
1
Saturday
2
Sunday
3
Monday
4
Tuesday
5
Wednesday
6
Thursday
7
Friday
8
Saturday
9
Sunday
10
Mon
11
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
night
AM
PM
Wave Height Map
High Tide
5:29PM1.61m
5:42AM1.70m
5:57PM1.55m
6:11AM1.63m
6:31PM1.46m
6:46AM1.54m
7:14PM1.36m
7:34AM1.44m
8:22PM1.27m
8:56AM1.34m
10:22PM1.25m
11:02AM1.34m
00:10AM1.37m
12:34PM1.45m
1:12AM1.55m
1:32PM1.60m
1:58AM1.73m
2:18PM1.74m
2:39AM1.89m
3:00PM1.85m
3:19AM2.00m
3:40PM1.91m
3:58AM2.05m
4:19PM1.92m
Low Tide
11:26PM0.50m
11:52AM0.52m
11:53PM0.57m
12:24PM0.59m
00:24AM0.66m
1:05PM0.68m
1:06AM0.76m
2:05PM0.77m
2:22AM0.87m
3:55PM0.82m
4:43AM0.89m
5:47PM0.75m
6:25AM0.76m
6:55PM0.62m
7:25AM0.58m
7:44PM0.47m
8:12AM0.41m
8:27PM0.34m
8:54AM0.27m
9:07PM0.24m
9:34AM0.18m
9:45PM0.19m
10:13AM0.15m
Wave
height (m) 
direction
period (s) 
1.2
SW
12
1.2
SW
11
1.3
SW
11
1.1
SW
13
1.3
SW
13
1.3
SW
12
1.2
SW
12
1.2
SW
12
1.7
SW
12
3
SW
14
2.5
SW
13
2.2
SW
12
1.9
SW
11
1.5
SW
10
3
SSW
10
2.1
SSW
9
1.8
SSW
8
1.6
SSW
8
1.5
SSW
12
1.3
SSW
11
1.4
SSW
11
1.3
SSW
12
1.3
SSW
12
1.3
SSW
11
1.2
SW
11
1.2
WSW
11
1.1
WSW
11
1.1
WSW
10
1.1
WSW
10
1.1
WSW
10
1.3
WSW
18
1.8
WSW
16
2.1
WSW
16
1.8
WSW
14
1.7
WSW
13
1.7
WSW
13
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
part cloud
part cloud
cloud
part cloud
rain showers
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
rain showers
rain showers
part cloud
clear
clear
clear
part cloud
part cloud
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
part cloud
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
some clouds
some clouds
cloudy
some clouds
rain shwrs
risk tstorm
risk tstorm
rain shwrs
rain shwrs
some clouds
clear
clear
clear
some clouds
some clouds
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
some clouds
clear
 km/h
20
N
20
NNW
20
NW
15
N
10
NW
10
WSW
15
SSE
15
S
35
S
25
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
10
SE
15
WNW
25
SSW
20
S
25
SSE
30
SSE
15
SE
10
SSE
20
S
10
SE
10
S
15
S
0
N
5
WNW
10
SW
5
S
10
SW
25
S
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
15
SE
5
SW
20
S
 mm 
1.0
2.0
2.0
14
1.0
max°C
28
25
23
19
19
21
20
22
22
19
21
24
21
21
20
18
20
21
19
21
24
21
21
24
23
21
22
20
22
22
20
20
24
22
23
24
Moonrise
9:19
9:46
10:17
10:53
11:38
12:32
1:35
2:46
4:01
5:17
6:31
7:45
Moonset
9:52
10:49
11:49
12:51
1:54
2:58
3:58
4:52
5:38
6:18
6:53
7:25
7:56
Sunrise
6:33
6:33
6:35
6:35
6:37
6:37
6:37
6:39
6:39
6:41
6:41
6:41
Sunset
7:23
7:22
7:22
7:20
7:19
7:17
7:16
7:15
7:14
7:13
7:10
7:09
7:08
Today's sea temperature in Cape Town is 14.9 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 – mean: 19.6 max: 21.0 min: 18.3°C)
Nearest