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Observation City ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.8

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Observation City Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Perth City Coast, Australia)

Observation City Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.7 °C

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Friday, 17 August 2018, 03:23 Local time
Friday 17
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 13 10 17 17
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 15
ESE 15
SE 10
Wind State cross-

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Observation City on the West Coast is a reasonably exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of sharks,groynes and rocks.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Scarborough, 2 km from Observation City.

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Observation City Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SwanbourneAws, 7 km from Observation City.

moderate winds from the SSW

Air temperature
13.6 °C

Current weather near Observation City

Overall Observation City Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Observation City:

  • Closest city location
    7 mi
  • Second closest city location
    24 mi
  • Third closest city location
    25 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    28 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    44 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Observation City is Perth International Airport (PER) in Australia, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Observation City is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD), also in Australia, 27 km (17 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Observation City, WA - Perth City. Use the tab navigation above to view Observation City sea temperature, Observation City photographs, Observation City detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Observation City webcams, current wind from WA - Perth City live weather stations and Observation City 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 Observation City.