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Boneyards break guidePhoto by: Jarrod Slatter

Boneyards Surf Guide

Boneyards in Margaret River is a sheltered sandbar break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the south with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The sandbar break favours right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded.

Boneyards Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boneyards:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boneyards occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Boneyards with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 30% of the time in October while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 49% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
21%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
49%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Boneyards Location Map

Interactive Boneyards 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 Boneyards is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 179 km (111 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Boneyards is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 198 km (123 miles) away.

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Boneyards Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 7 December 2021, 11:55 Local Time
Tuesday 07
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h)
20
10
20
25
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Boneyards

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

Wind History at Boneyards

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

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