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D'Estrees Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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D'Estrees Bay Spot ID

Sewers, D'Estrees Bay photo

D'Estrees Bay

Photo credit: Dean Wiles

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.1 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 17:40 Local time
Wave (m) 6.5
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 25
WSW 30
WSW 30
WSW 25
Wind State cross-

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D'Estrees Bay in Kangaroo Island is a very sheltered reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At Island Beach, 25 km from D'Estrees Bay.


Air temperature
11 °C

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Overall D'Estrees Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to D'Estrees Bay is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 140 km (87 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to D'Estrees Bay is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 539 km (335 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for D'Estrees Bay, SA - Kangaroo Island. Use the tab navigation above to view D'Estrees Bay sea temperature, D'Estrees Bay photographs, D'Estrees Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, D'Estrees Bay webcams, current wind from SA - Kangaroo Island live weather stations and D'Estrees Bay 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 D'Estrees Bay.