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Caravans ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Caravans Surf Guide

Caravans on the West Coast is an exposed river break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west. The river breaks favour rights. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rips and rocks.

Caravans Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
8.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Caravans:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Caravans with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in April while 41% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
41%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Caravans Location Map

Interactive Caravans 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 closest passenger airport to Caravans is Islay Airport (ILY) in U.k, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Caravans is Prestwick Airport (PIK), also in U.k, 71 km (44 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Caravans Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 22:26 Local Time
WedThursday 22
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.5
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
Period (s) 10 10 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
SE 15
SE 15
SE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Caravans

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

Wind History at Caravans

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

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    • Icon  s43.8
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    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon beachBeach,point and rivermouth
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    16km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Caravans: