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West Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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West Beach Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.8 °C

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Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 05:17 Local time
TueWednesday 18
Wave (m) 3.5
Period (s) 18 18 18 18
Wind (km/h) 35
WNW 35
WNW 35
WNW 35
Wind State cross-

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West Beach in Far South Australia is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north with some shelter here from southwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips and sharks.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mylies Beach, 1 km from West Beach.

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West Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ravensthorpe, 18 km from West Beach.

moderate winds from the NW

Air temperature
11.3 °C

Current weather near West Beach

Overall West Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to West Beach:

  • Closest city location
    137 mi
  • Second closest city location
    239 mi
  • Third closest city location
    251 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    260 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    264 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to West Beach is Kalgoorlie Boulder Airport (KGI) in Australia, which is 381 km (237 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to West Beach is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD), also in Australia, 432 km (268 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for West Beach, WA - Far South. Use the tab navigation above to view West Beach sea temperature, West Beach photographs, West Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, West Beach webcams, current wind from WA - Far South live weather stations and West Beach 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 West Beach.

FEATURE UPDATE: we now show red swell icons for 'open sea' swells that are travelling in an unfavourable direction for the surf break. In places, these swells may still wrap around coastlines and produce smaller waves at some breaks. They are also significant for windsurfers and other water users that tend to venture further off-shore.