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

Overall: 3.3

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Backdoors Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.3 °C

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Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 07:40 Local time
Wednesday 11
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 6 6 6 5
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 30
SE 30
SSE 35
Wind State cross cross-

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Backdoors in Nullarbor is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around low tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks, sharks and isolation.

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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Backdoors Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Ceduna Airport, 68 km from Backdoors.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Backdoors

Overall Backdoors Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Backdoors Location Maps

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Tide stations nearest to Backdoors:

  • Closest tide station
    Port Eyre
    32 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Saint Francis Island
    34 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    40 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Blanche Port
    85 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Pearson Island
    147 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Backdoors is Woomera Airport (UMR) in Australia, which is 379 km (235 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Backdoors is Adelaide International Airport (ADL), also in Australia, 604 km (375 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Backdoors, SA - Nullarbor. Use the tab navigation above to view Backdoors sea temperature, Backdoors photographs, Backdoors detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Backdoors webcams, current wind from SA - Nullarbor live weather stations and Backdoors 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 Backdoors.