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Ethel Wreck ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Ethel Wreck Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.4 °C

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Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 01:11 Local time
Tuesday 25
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 25
E 25
E 20
Wind State cross-

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Ethel Wreck in Yorke Peninsula is an exposed reef break that does not work very often. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Often Crowded. Watch out for rips, rocks, sharks,wreck.

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Pondalowie Bay, Australia, 4 km from Ethel Wreck.

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Live Weather:

At Althorpe Island, 12 km from Ethel Wreck.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
6.9 °C

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Overall Ethel Wreck Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Ethel Wreck is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 157 km (98 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Ethel Wreck is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 459 km (285 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Ethel Wreck, SA - Yorke Peninsula. Use the tab navigation above to view Ethel Wreck sea temperature, Ethel Wreck photographs, Ethel Wreck detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Ethel Wreck webcams, current wind from SA - Yorke Peninsula live weather stations and Ethel Wreck 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 Ethel Wreck.