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

Overall: 3.5

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Kelps Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.8 °C

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Monday, 18 December 2017, 12:08 Local time
Monday 18
7:30AM10:30AM1:30PM4:30PM
Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.0
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
N 15
NNE 20
NNE
Wind State cross-
off
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Kelps on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. A reef breaks left. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Beachport, 1 km from Kelps.

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Kelps Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mount Burr, 37 km from Kelps.

light winds from the N

km/h
Air temperature
30.2 °C

Current weather near Kelps

Overall Kelps Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Kelps is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 312 km (194 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Kelps is Avalon Airport (AVV), also in Australia, 398 km (247 miles) away.
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