Kommetjie

Peninsula (Western Cape)

About

Kommetjie

Kommetjie (Afrikaans for "small basin," approximately pronounced cawma-key) is a small town near Cape Town, in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It lies about halfway down the west coast of the Cape Peninsula, at the southern end of the long wide beach that runs northwards towards Chapman's Peak and Noordhoek.

The area is a popular spot for surfing, since powerful waves from the Atlantic Ocean rise up over rocky reefs formed by hard sandstones of the Table Mountain Group. Wherever the bottom is rocky, the shallower waters are thick with giant kelp forests. Kommetjie is famous for its excellent crayfishing although changes in fishing quotas which have drastically reduced the daily catch allowed. It is the hometown of the South African singer-songwriter Jeremy Loops and Alice Phoebe Lou. The Slangkop Lighthouse, which stands about 33 meters tall. is situated on the beach, The lighthouse can be seen from the mountain pass "Ou Kaapse Weg" and has been around since 1919.

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Weather Forecasting

Three day Weather Forecast for Kommetjie

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

Temp: 13.4°C - 17.2°C

Wind: 25.9km/h

Rain: 0mm

Sunny

Wednesday, 06 July 2022

Temp: 12.1°C - 16.9°C

Wind: 28.1km/h

Rain: 0mm

Sunny

Thursday, 07 July 2022

Temp: 13.1°C - 15.1°C

Wind: 27.4km/h

Rain: 2.4mm

Patchy rain possible