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Big Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Big Rock Spot ID

Margaret River Mains, Big Rock photo

Big Rock

Photo credit: jaysea

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.8 °C

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Thursday, 24 January 2019, 06:38 Local time
Thursday 24
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 11 11 8 10
Wind (km/h) 35
SSW 30
SSW 25
SSW 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Big Rock in the Margarets River Area is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cowaramup, Australia, 1 km from Big Rock.

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Big Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Villers Street Cowaramup wx, 12 km from Big Rock.

light winds from the SSE

Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Big Rock

Overall Big Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Big Rock:

  • Closest city location
    53 mi
  • Second closest city location
    103 mi
  • Third closest city location
    118 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    121 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    133 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Big Rock is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 215 km (134 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Big Rock is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 234 km (145 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Big Rock, WA - Margaret River. Use the tab navigation above to view Big Rock sea temperature, Big Rock photographs, Big Rock detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Big Rock webcams, current wind from WA - Margaret River live weather stations and Big Rock tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Big Rock.