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Dunes ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.4
Consistency of Surf: 2.4
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 2.4

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Dunes Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.5 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 02:47 Local time
TueWednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 40
S 40
S 35
S 35
Wind State cross-

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Dunes in North West is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Reef breaks provide lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rips, rocks and sharks.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Point Murat, Australia, 5 km from Dunes.

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Dunes Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Learmouth Airport, 47 km from Dunes.

moderate winds from the SSW

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Current weather near Dunes

Overall Dunes Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Town and city forecasts close to Dunes:

  • Closest city location
    484 mi
  • Second closest city location
    711 mi
  • Third closest city location
    725 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    730 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    732 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Dunes is Learmonth Airport (LEA) in Australia, which is 49 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Dunes is Karratha Airport (KTA), also in Australia, 299 km (186 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dunes, WA - North West. Use the tab navigation above to view Dunes sea temperature, Dunes photographs, Dunes detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dunes webcams, current wind from WA - North West live weather stations and Dunes 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 Dunes.