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Caves ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.0

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Caves

Photo credit: Martin Wright

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Caves

Photo credit: Martin Wright

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.2 °C

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:59 Local time
Wednesday 17
7:30AM10:30AM1:30PM4:30PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
NE 5
NE 15
SSE
Wind State off cross cross cross-
off

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Caves in Nullarbor is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A reef breaks right. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rocks, sharks and isolation.

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Backdoors, 1 km from Caves.

IS AT (local time)

Caves Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ceduna Airport, 68 km from Caves.

moderate winds from the NNE

km/h
Air temperature
36.5 °C

Current weather near Caves

Overall Caves Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Caves is Woomera Airport (UMR) in Australia, which is 378 km (235 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Caves is Adelaide International Airport (ADL), also in Australia, 605 km (376 miles) away.
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