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Camel Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Camel Rock Surf Guide

Camel Rock in Far South Australia is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. The beach breaks are all lefts. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Sharks have been reported here.

Camel Rock Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
21.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Camel Rock:

The best conditions reported for surf at Camel Rock occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Camel Rock 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 19% of the time in June while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 60% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
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
60%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Camel Rock Location Map

Interactive Camel Rock 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 Camel Rock is Canberra Airport (CBR) in Australia, which is 144 km (89 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Camel Rock is Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia, 266 km (165 miles) away.

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Camel Rock Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 00:50 Local Time
ThuFri
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 2.2
ENE
2.1
ENE
1.8
ENE
1.7
ENE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
S 10
SSW 10
SSW 10
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Camel Rock

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

Wind History at Camel Rock

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

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