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Carpenters Rocks ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Carpenters Rocks Surf Guide

Carpenters Rocks on the East Coast is an exposed reef and bombora break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Carpenters Rocks Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Carpenters Rocks:

The best conditions reported for surf at Carpenters Rocks occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Carpenters Rocks 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 39% of the time in June while 59% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Carpenters Rocks Location Map

Interactive Carpenters Rocks 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 Carpenters Rocks is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, which is 359 km (223 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Carpenters Rocks is Adelaide International Airport (ADL), also in Australia, 368 km (229 miles) away.

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Carpenters Rocks Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 09:17 Local Time
Friday 05
Wave (m) 2.5
Period (s) 12 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 25
SE 25
SSE 30
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Swell History at Carpenters Rocks

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

Wind History at Carpenters Rocks

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

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