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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 8 am Sunday 09 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 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.6 max: 19.5 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 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 18.6 max: 19.5 min: 16.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for SA - Nullarbor

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent clean conditions at Caves have likely become affected by the arrival of onshore winds (light winds from the WSW.(Wind varies from 220 to 280 degs) 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 1PM is: 1.8m 16s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 08:30am May 09). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (ACST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 May)6ft (1.9m)16s
Afternoon (09 May)6ft (1.8m)16s
Evening (09 May)5ft (1.6m)16s

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
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM6PM9PM0AM3AM6AM9AM12PM3PM
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T south australia.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.168.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
2
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.8
SW
2.1
SW
1.6
SW
1.4
SW
1.7
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
2
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
2
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SSW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.8
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
1
S
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
0.9
SW
1.6
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.3
SW
1.3
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
1.2
SW
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5
SSW
5
W
10
WSW
20
SW
20
WSW
20
W
20
W
20
W
25
W
25
SW
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SE
15
ESE
15
ESE
15
ESE
20
E
20
ESE
20
SE
20
SE
20
ESE
20
E
20
ENE
20
NE
20
NNE
15
N
5
N
10
SSE
5
ENE
10
N
10
NNW
15
NW
15
WNW
15
SW
40
SSE
35
SSE
35
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
S
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
SE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
glasscrossoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
11:43AM
1.13
11:35PM
0.99
11:56AM
1.24
11:54PM
1.00
12:12PM
1.33
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
5:23AM
0.13
5:50PM
0.20
5:34AM
0.07
6:10PM
0.12
5:48AM
0.02
6:30PM
0.08
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

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

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Thursday
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