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Big Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Big Rock Surf Guide

Big Rock in the Margarets River Area is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Big Rock Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent19.8°C

Surfing Big Rock:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Big Rock sea temperature, Big Rock photographs, Big Rock detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Big Rock webcams, current wind from WA - Margaret River live weather stations and Big Rock 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 Big Rock

Big Rock Surf:

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 00:12 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 30
W 25
W 35
WNW 35
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Tide Times:

For Cowaramup, Australia, 1 km from Big Rock.

IS AT (local time)

Big Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Witchcliffe, 21 km from Big Rock.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
14.5 °C

Current weather near Big Rock

Overall Big Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Surf stats for Big Rock: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Big Rock: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Margaret River Mains, Big Rock photo

Big Rock

Photo credit: jaysea

Big Rock Location Maps

Big Rock Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to WA - Margaret River surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Big Rock

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Big Rock:

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Wave buoys nearest to Big Rock:

Tide stations nearest to Big Rock:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Hamelin Bay
    22 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Flinders Bay
    34 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    55 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Big Rock is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 215 km (134 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Big Rock is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 234 km (145 miles) away.
Big Rock break location map and break info