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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 7 pm Saturday 30 Apr 2016 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 20.5 °C (Statistics for 30 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 20.6 max: 22.7 min: 18.7 °C)

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Period(s) (?)1414131312151917171615141413131212121413121212
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Wave
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Energy(?)54143834273719831751171616453189251631811209770169926221501439222608204487465164498333723462168
Wind
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5 SW5
15 SW15
20 WSW20
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20 SW20
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5 SSE5
15 SW15
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25 WSW25
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0 NNW0
35 WSW35
35 WSW35
30 S30
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20 NE20
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High Tide
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10:07AM
0.50
5:32PM
0.53

8:59AM
0.50
7:11PM
0.51

8:53AM
0.53

8:31PM
0.49
8:59AM
0.57

9:49PM
0.46
9:14AM
0.62

11:20PM
0.42
9:28AM
0.67


9:48AM
0.71



Low Tide
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1:09AM
0.17


1:39AM
0.19

2:05PM
0.41
2:10AM
0.22

2:50PM
0.32
2:29AM
0.27

3:42PM
0.24
2:43AM
0.33

4:37PM
0.17
2:32AM
0.38

5:42PM
0.12


6:45PM
0.09


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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High °C
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
1515161616161616161716171718181517171616161411
Sunrise
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Sunset
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Sun afternoon, min 15°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sat night, fresh winds from the S by Mon night).Long Range Forecast:Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Fri afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 18°C on Wed afternoon, min 13°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, strong winds from the SW by Fri night).

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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.

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