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Stark Bay 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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Stark Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 00:43 Local time
WedThursday 19
Wave (m) 2.4
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 20
SE 20
ESE 25
Wind State cross-
off off

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Stark Bay in Rottnest Island is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. A left hand reef. Rarely crowded here. Sharks have been reported here.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rottnest Island, Australia, 7 km from Stark Bay.

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Stark Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rottnest Island Lighthouse, 4 km from Stark Bay.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
10.8 °C

Current weather near Stark Bay

Overall Stark Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Stark Bay:

  • Closest city location
    21 mi
  • Second closest city location
    24 mi
  • Third closest city location
    24 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    32 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    38 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Stark Bay is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Stark Bay is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 47 km (29 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Stark Bay, WA - Rottnest Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Stark Bay sea temperature, Stark Bay photographs, Stark Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Stark Bay webcams, current wind from WA - Rottnest Island live weather stations and Stark Bay 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 Stark Bay.