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

Overall: 3.3

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Radar Reef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.2 °C

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Saturday, 22 September 2018, 01:13 Local time
FriSaturday 22
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 15
SE 10
E 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Radar Reef in Rottnest Island is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. A right hand reef break. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Beware of sharks and isolation.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rottnest Island, Australia, 9 km from Radar Reef.

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Radar Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At RottnestIsl(lgt-h), 6 km from Radar Reef.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
8.2 °C

Current weather near Radar Reef

Overall Radar Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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    22 mi
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    24 mi
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    33 mi
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  • The nearest passenger airport to Radar Reef is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 41 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Radar Reef is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 49 km (30 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Radar Reef, WA - Rottnest Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Radar Reef sea temperature, Radar Reef photographs, Radar Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Radar Reef webcams, current wind from WA - Rottnest Island live weather stations and Radar Reef 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 Radar Reef.