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Baird Bay Reef Surf Guide

Baird Bay Reef in Eyre Peninsula is an exposed reef break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is no reef break. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

Baird Bay Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
16.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Baird Bay Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Baird Bay Reef occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Baird Bay Reef 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 42% of the time in June while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
42%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Baird Bay Reef Location Map

Interactive Baird Bay Reef 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 Baird Bay Reef is Woomera Airport (UMR) in Australia, which is 323 km (201 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Baird Bay Reef is Adelaide International Airport (ADL), also in Australia, 431 km (268 miles) away.

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Baird Bay Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 25 May 2022, 20:02 Local Time
WedThu
6:30PM9:30PM0:30AM3:30AM
Wave (m)
1
WSW
1.7
WSW
1.1
WSW
0.6
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
20
20
15
15
Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Baird Bay Reef

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

Wind History at Baird Bay Reef

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

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