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Salmon Hole ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Salmon Hole Spot ID

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Salmon Hole

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Salmon Hole

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Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.6 °C

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Monday, 18 February 2019, 03:58 Local time
Monday 18
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 30
S 25
S 25
S 25
Wind State cross-

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Salmon Hole in Yorke Peninsula is a fairly exposed point break that has very reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Daly Heads, 1 km from Salmon Hole.

IS AT (local time)

Salmon Hole Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Stenhouse Bay, 27 km from Salmon Hole.

moderate winds from the SE

no report
Air temperature
18.5 °C

Current weather near Salmon Hole

Buoy Data:

At Cape du Couedic Buoy, 74 miles from Salmon Hole.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 10.7 10.6 10.7 10.5

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Overall Salmon Hole Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Salmon Hole is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 146 km (91 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Salmon Hole is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 433 km (269 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Salmon Hole, SA - Yorke Peninsula. Use the tab navigation above to view Salmon Hole sea temperature, Salmon Hole photographs, Salmon Hole detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Salmon Hole webcams, current wind from SA - Yorke Peninsula live weather stations and Salmon Hole 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 Salmon Hole.