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Goolwa Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 1.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
Crowds: 3.6

Overall: 3.4

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Goolwa Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.7 °C

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Monday, 18 December 2017, 17:48 Local time
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 20
E 5
NW 25
WNW 20
Wind State cross-
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Goolwa in Adelaide is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the north. The optimum well angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for and rips.

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Overall Goolwa Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Goolwa is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 69 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Goolwa is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 520 km (323 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Goolwa Beach, SA - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Goolwa Beach sea temperature, Goolwa Beach photographs, Goolwa Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Goolwa Beach webcams, current wind from SA - East Coast live weather stations and Goolwa Beach 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 Goolwa Beach.