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Topic: Water temp in the Cape in January

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Water temp in the Cape in January

« on: February 08 2006 20:02:00 »

howdy all

i will be surfin in the cape in Early March. Some of the time around Capetown and Western Cape and then also the Eastern in J - Bay. What wetsuit would you recomend? is it 3/2 Steamer or can i get away with a Springsuit for both?




RE: Water temp in the Cape in January

« Reply #1 on: February 08 2006 20:02:00 »

Apologies. Title should have read Water temp in early MARCH.



RE: Water temp in the Cape in January

« Reply #2 on: February 14 2006 08:02:00 »

Well Matt that depends on which side of the peninsula you surf.

At Cape Point the insanely cold Atlantic and the warm Indian Oceans meet. I'd recomend a 3/2 for the Atlantic side.
But that's only one side of cape town. The other side and J-Bay Eastern Cape will be alright.

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