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Blue Holes Surf Guide

Blue Holes in North West is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include rips and sharks.

Blue Holes Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
22.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Blue Holes:

The best conditions reported for surf at Blue Holes 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 Blue Holes (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Blue Holes 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 52% of the time in June while 47% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Blue Holes Location Map

Interactive Blue Holes 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 Blue Holes is Perth International Airport (PER) in Australia, which is 501 km (311 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Blue Holes is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD), also in Australia, 515 km (320 miles) away.

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Blue Holes Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 20 May 2022, 22:54 Local Time
FriSaturday 21
Wave (m)
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-

Swell History at Blue Holes

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

Wind History at Blue Holes

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

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    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
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