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Castles ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Castles Surf Guide

Castles in Nullarbor is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. There is a left hand reef break. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for urchins, rips, rocks, sharks and isolation.

Castles Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
consistent17.2°C

Surfing Castles:

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

Surf Forecasts:

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Castles sea temperature, Castles photographs, Castles detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Castles webcams, current wind from SA - Nullarbor live weather stations and Castles tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Castles


Castles Surf:

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 03:03 Local time
Wednesday 27
0:30AM3:30AM6:30AM9:30AM
Wave (m) 1.8
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 20
WNW 15
W 10
W
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
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on



Tide Times:

For Backdoors, 1 km from Castles.

IS AT (local time)

Castles Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At SHIP2425, 41 km from Castles.

light winds from the NW

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Clouds developing
Air temperature
14.0 °C

Current weather near Castles

Overall Castles Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Surf stats for Castles: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Castles: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


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Castles Location Maps

Castles Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Castles:

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Wave buoys nearest to Castles:

Tide stations nearest to Castles:

  • Closest tide station
    Port Eyre
    32 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Saint Francis Island
    34 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Thevenard
    39 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Blanche Port
    85 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Pearson Island
    148 mi

Airports

  • The nearest passenger airport to Castles is Woomera Airport (UMR) in Australia, which is 378 km (235 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Castles is Adelaide International Airport (ADL), also in Australia, 605 km (376 miles) away.
Castles break location map and break info