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Alkimos ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.7

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Alkimos Surf Guide

Alkimos in the Perth Area is an exposed reef break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rocks, locals and sharks.

Alkimos Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
23.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Alkimos:

The best conditions reported for surf at Alkimos occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Alkimos (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Alkimos with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 53% of the time in June while 46% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
53%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
46%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Alkimos Location Map

Interactive Alkimos surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Alkimos is Perth International Airport (PER) in Australia, which is 40 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Alkimos is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD), also in Australia, 50 km (31 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Alkimos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 05:11 Local Time
Wednesday 03
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 0.4
WSW
0.5
WSW
0.5
WSW
0.4
WNW
Period (s) 12 11 11 13
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
ENE 25
ENE 20
ENE
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Alkimos

Surf stats for Alkimos, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Alkimos

Wind stats for Alkimos, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Alkimos. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
    6km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: very consistent
    14km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    18km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: very consistent
    19km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    20km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Alkimos: