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

Overall: 3.5

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Spits Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.3 °C

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 15:04 Local time
Wednesday 16
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 13 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 20
SW 25
SSE 15
Wind State cross-

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Spits in Yorke Peninsula is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rocks and sharks.

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Daly Heads, 3 km from Spits.

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Spits Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Caribee Corny Point wx, 6 km from Spits.

light winds from the SE

Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
34.8 °C

Current weather near Spits

Buoy Data:

At Cape du Couedic Buoy, 76 miles from Spits.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.9
Dominant period (s) 13.1 12.1 13.4 13.0

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Overall Spits Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Spits is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 144 km (89 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Spits is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 430 km (267 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Spits, SA - Yorke Peninsula. Use the tab navigation above to view Spits sea temperature, Spits photographs, Spits detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Spits webcams, current wind from SA - Yorke Peninsula live weather stations and Spits 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 Spits.