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

Overall: 3.5

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Stokes Bay Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.4 °C

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 14:35 Local time
Friday 20
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 15
SW 10
SW 10
Wind State cross-

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Stokes Bay in Kangaroo Island is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the south. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west. The left reef break is best, but there is a right reef too.. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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At Cygnet River, 32 km from Stokes Bay.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
11.7 °C

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Overall Stokes Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Stokes Bay is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 145 km (90 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Stokes Bay is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 500 km (311 miles) away.
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