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Margaret River - South Side ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.5

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Margaret River – South Side Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Margaret River, Australia)

Margaret River - South Side Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.4 °C

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Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 15:13 Local time
Wednesday 18Thu
Wave (m) 6.5
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 20
SW 15
SSW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Margaret River - South Side in Margaret River is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the west. There is no reef break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of urchins, rocks and sharks.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Margaret River Bommie (0 km).

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Margaret River - South Side Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Witchcliffe, 12 km from Margaret River - South Side.

light winds from the SSW

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Air temperature
15.1 °C

Current weather near Margaret River - South Side

Overall Margaret River - South Side Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • Closest city location
    58 mi
  • Second closest city location
    109 mi
  • Third closest city location
    124 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    127 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    139 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Margaret River - South Side is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 225 km (140 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Margaret River - South Side is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 244 km (152 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Margaret River - South Side, WA - Margaret River. Use the tab navigation above to view Margaret River - South Side sea temperature, Margaret River - South Side photographs, Margaret River - South Side detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Margaret River - South Side webcams, current wind from WA - Margaret River live weather stations and Margaret River - South Side 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 Margaret River - South Side.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.