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Piccaninnie Ponds ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Piccaninnie Ponds Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(South Australia – East Coast)

Piccaninnie Ponds Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.1 °C

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Monday, 23 July 2018, 02:19 Local time
Monday 23
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 14 14 14 18
Wind (km/h) 30
N 30
N 30
N 35
Wind State off off off off

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Piccaninnie Ponds on the East Coast is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Glenelg Rivermouth, 9 km from Piccaninnie Ponds.

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Live Weather:

At Dartmoor, 35 km from Piccaninnie Ponds.

moderate winds from the N

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Air temperature
11.5 °C

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Overall Piccaninnie Ponds Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Piccaninnie Ponds is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, which is 313 km (194 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Piccaninnie Ponds is Melbourne International Airport (MEL), also in Australia, 349 km (217 miles) away.
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