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Pennington Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 2.5
Accommodation: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Pennington Bay Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.2 °C

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 07:59 Local time
Wednesday 26
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 18 17 17 16
Wind (km/h) 25
NE 25
NNE 25
N 20
Wind State off off off off

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Pennington Bay in Kangaroo Island is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for rips and sharks.

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For American River, Australia, 7 km from Pennington Bay.

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At Island Beach, 9 km from Pennington Bay.


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  • The nearest passenger airport to Pennington Bay is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 125 km (78 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Pennington Bay is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 531 km (330 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pennington Bay, SA - Kangaroo Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Pennington Bay sea temperature, Pennington Bay photographs, Pennington Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pennington Bay webcams, current wind from SA - Kangaroo Island live weather stations and Pennington Bay 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 Pennington Bay.