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Cable Station Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Cable Station Reef break guidePhoto by: harryc363

Cable Station Reef Surf Guide

Cable Station Reef on the West Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Hazards include rips and sharks.

Cable Station Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cable Station Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cable Station Reef occur when a Northwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cable Station 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 2% of the time in June while 10% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 88% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
10%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
88%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cable Station Reef Location Map

Interactive Cable Station 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 Cable Station Reef is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cable Station Reef is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 22 km (14 miles) away.

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Cable Station Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 10:43 Local Time
Tuesday 01
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SW
1.5
WSW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
Period (s) 14 13 14 13
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 25
SSW 30
S 30
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross

Swell History at Cable Station Reef

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

Wind History at Cable Station Reef

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

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