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Cape Arid ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Cape Arid Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.5 °C

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 22:14 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
SSW
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SSW
1.0
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Period (s) 11 11 11 6
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 20
SSW 25
SW 25
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Cape Arid in Far South Australia is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for sharks.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cyclops, 4 km from Cape Arid.

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Cape Arid Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Esperance Arpt, 128 km from Cape Arid.

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Current weather near Cape Arid

Overall Cape Arid Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Cape Arid Location Maps

Cape Arid Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Cape Arid:

  • Closest city location
    246 mi
  • Second closest city location
    308 mi
  • Third closest city location
    434 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    434 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    442 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Cape Arid is Kalgoorlie Boulder Airport (KGI) in Australia, which is 392 km (243 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Cape Arid is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 709 km (440 miles) away.
Cape Arid break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cape Arid, WA - Far South. Use the tab navigation above to view Cape Arid sea temperature, Cape Arid photographs, Cape Arid detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cape Arid webcams, current wind from WA - Far South live weather stations and Cape Arid 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 Cape Arid.