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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 / Australia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Saturday 24 Feb 2018 AWST

Margaret River - South Side surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Margaret River - South Side sea temperature is 21.2 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 20.9 max: 22.3 min: 19.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.3
SSW
1.6
SW
1.3
SW
1.1
SW
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
2
SW
2.1
SW
3.5
SW
4
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3
SW
3.5
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2.5
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2.1
SW
1.9
SW
2.5
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3
SSW
3.5
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3
SW
3
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3
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3
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Period(s) (?)1312121414131312121413131212121217151414131312
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)18727304504538857011325128132745953301337012273203712509293296463146893137325127362430
Wind
(km/h)
15
ESE
20
SSE
25
E
5
SE
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
WSW
30
SW
25
S
20
SSE
30
SSE
20
ESE
10
SE
30
SSE
25
SSE
30
S
30
S
20
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30
SSE
35
SSE
25
ESE
25
ESE
25
ESE
Wind State(?)cross-
off
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off
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on
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High Tide
/ height (m)

5:52PM
0.64


6:51PM
0.69


7:49PM
0.74



8:33PM
0.75


9:20PM
0.74


10:00PM
0.70
12:41PM
0.36

10:32PM
0.64


Low Tide
/ height (m)


3:17AM
0.08


3:49AM
0.04


4:25AM
0.03



5:01AM
0.05


5:38AM
0.10


6:05AM
0.17
3:06PM
0.35

6:18AM
0.25

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Margaret River - South Side blow from the E.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2025242225201919171718162123182019191920171414
Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
2025242225201918161617152123172018191820161212
Sunrise
6:03--6:03--6:05--6:05--6:05--6:07--6:07--6:09-
Sunset
-7:01--7:00--7:00--6:59--6:57--6:55--6:54--6:53
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Sun morning. Warm air temperatures (max 25°C on Sat afternoon, min 15°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sun morning, fresh winds from the SW by Mon afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 23°C on Wed afternoon, min 14°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Wed morning, fresh winds from the SSE by Fri afternoon).

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Information about the Margaret River - South Side Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Margaret River - South Side provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Margaret River - South Side can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Margaret River - South Side surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Margaret River - South Side) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Margaret River - South Side may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Margaret River - South Side is 93 km (58 miles) from the city of Bunbury. If you plan a holiday in Margaret River, look for hotels and other accommodation in Bunbury. Bunbury has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.