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Parsons Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Parsons Beach Spot ID

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Parsons Beach

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Parsons Beach

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Parsons Beach

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.8 °C

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Monday, 23 July 2018, 08:01 Local time
Monday 23
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 18 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 25
NNW 40
N 45
NNW 40
Wind State off off cross-

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Parsons Beach in Adelaide is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rocks and sharks.

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At Victor Harbor CFS Lower Inman Valley wx, 16 km from Parsons Beach.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
13.7 °C

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Parsons Beach is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 77 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Parsons Beach is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 523 km (325 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Parsons Beach, SA - Adelaide. Use the tab navigation above to view Parsons Beach sea temperature, Parsons Beach photographs, Parsons Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Parsons Beach webcams, current wind from SA - Adelaide live weather stations and Parsons Beach 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 Parsons Beach.