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Southside ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Southside Spot ID

just over from main break, Southside photo


Photo credit: steeve whitehead

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.3 °C

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Sunday, 22 September 2019, 09:25 Local time
Sunday 22
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 13 13 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
E 10
E 5
SSW 15
Wind State off off glass cross-

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Southside in the Margarets River Area is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Margaret River Bommie, 1 km from Southside.

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Southside Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Witchcliffe, 12 km from Southside.


Air temperature
3.1 °C

Current weather near Southside

Overall Southside Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • Closest city location
    58 mi
  • Second closest city location
    110 mi
  • Third closest city location
    126 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    129 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    140 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Southside is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 226 km (140 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Southside is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 246 km (153 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Southside, WA - Margaret River. Use the tab navigation above to view Southside sea temperature, Southside photographs, Southside detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Southside webcams, current wind from WA - Margaret River live weather stations and Southside 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 Southside.