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Daly Heads ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Daly Heads Spot ID

2nd reef Daly head, Daly Heads photo

Daly Heads

Photo credit: steeve whitehead

first reef Daly head with NE wind hitting., Daly Heads photo

Daly Heads

Photo credit: steeve whitehead

jet ride from Perth, Daly Heads photo

Daly Heads

Photo credit: steeve whitehead

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.9 °C

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 19:24 Local time
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 25
SSE 25
SE 25
Wind State cross-

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Daly Heads in Yorke Peninsula is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. Both left (best) and right reef breaks.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include rocks and sharks.

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Daly Heads Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Stenhouse Bay, 28 km from Daly Heads.

moderate winds from the SSE

no report
Air temperature
21.7 °C

Current weather near Daly Heads

Buoy Data:

At Cape du Couedic Buoy, 75 miles from Daly Heads.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.9
Dominant period (s) 11.7 12.2 13.0 10.7

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Overall Daly Heads Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Daly Heads is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 146 km (91 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Daly Heads is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 432 km (268 miles) away.
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