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Bunbury Bay Surf Guide

Bunbury Bay in Perth South Coast is a quite exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Bunbury Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bunbury Bay:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Bunbury Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in January while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
12%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bunbury Bay Location Map

Interactive Bunbury Bay 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 Bunbury Bay is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 139 km (86 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bunbury Bay is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 157 km (98 miles) away.

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Bunbury Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 19 May 2022, 20:23 Local Time
Thursday 19Fri
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
1
W
0.9
W
0.8
W
0.4
WSW
Period (s) 10 10 10 18
Wind (km/h)
15
10
5
10
Wind State on cross-
on
glass cross-
off

Swell History at Bunbury Bay

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

Wind History at Bunbury Bay

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

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