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Caves ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.0

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Caves Surf Forecast / SA – Nullarbor / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 2 am Wednesday 12 May 2021 ACST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Caves surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Caves sea temperature is 18.2 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.4 max: 19.3 min: 16.9 °C)
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Caves surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Caves sea temperature is 18.2 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.4 max: 19.3 min: 16.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for SA - Nullarbor

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Caves (light winds from the ENE at Ceduna Airport 68 km from Caves).

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How big are the waves at Caves today?

The current surf forecast for Caves at 7AM is: 1.1m 13s primary swell from a Southwest direction and 1.0m 9s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 02:30am May 12). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (ACST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (12 May)3.5ft (1.1m)13s
Afternoon (12 May)3.5ft (1.1m)13s
Evening (12 May)3ft (0.9m)13s

Table - waves today at Caves. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
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T south australia.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
1.3
SSW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
1.3
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SW
1.6
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.2
SW
2
SW
2
SW
2
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
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20
E
20
ENE
15
NE
20
NNE
15
NNW
10
W
10
SSW
5
NE
10
NNW
15
WNW
20
SW
40
S
30
SSW
30
S
30
S
25
SSE
20
S
20
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
15
SW
20
SW
15
S
20
S
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
S
15
S
15
SSE
15
SE
10
ESE
10
E
10
ENE
5
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
SE
15
SE
15
ESE
15
E
15
ENE
10
ESE
15
SSE
20
SSE
15
ESE
20
E
20
E
15
NE
15
NNE
15
NNE
5
ESE
15
ESE
15
E
15
E
15
NE
15
NNE
20
N
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offglasscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
12:12AM
1.00
12:30PM
1.39
12:29AM
0.98
12:49PM
1.42
12:47AM
0.96
1:09PM
1.42
1:05AM
0.92
1:32PM
1.39
1:24AM
0.86
1:58PM
1.33
1:43AM
0.78
2:26PM
1.24
1:58AM
0.68
3:00PM
1.11
1:49AM
0.57
6:02AM
-0.01
6:51PM
0.06
6:18AM
-0.03
7:12PM
0.07
6:35AM
-0.04
7:34PM
0.10
6:53AM
-0.02
7:59PM
0.16
7:13AM
0.02
8:28PM
0.24
7:31AM
0.09
9:05PM
0.35
7:45AM
0.19
10:06PM
0.48
7:38AM
0.31

Note: the tide data above is for Backdoors which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Caves.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Caves blow from the NE

Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
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