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Cottesloe Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.1
Consistency of Surf: 2.9
Difficulty Level: 2.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.3

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Cottesloe Beach Spot ID

Isolators reef, Cottesloe Beach photo

Cottesloe Beach

Photo credit: Ken Hall

cott on the pump, Cottesloe Beach photo

Cottesloe Beach

Photo credit: max garbutt

Cottesloe Beach photo

Cottesloe Beach

Photo credit: Luke Bodley

Cottesloe Beach photo

Cottesloe Beach

Photo credit: Luke Bodley

Type: beach/groyne

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ESE

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.6 °C

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Monday, 9 December 2019, 12:44 Local time
Monday 09
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 12 12 11 20
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 25
SW 30
SSW 30
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Cottesloe Beach in the Perth Area is a fairly exposed beach/groyne break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Often Crowded. Watch out for rips, obstacles, sharks,.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Mosman Park, 1 km from Cottesloe Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Cottesloe Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SwanbourneAws, 5 km from Cottesloe Beach.

moderate winds from the SW

Air temperature
22.9 °C

Current weather near Cottesloe Beach

Overall Cottesloe Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December


Surf stats for Cottesloe Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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

Cottesloe Beach Location Maps

Cottesloe Beach Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Cottesloe Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Cottesloe Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Mosman Park
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    2 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    4 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Cottesloe Beach is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 17 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Cottesloe Beach is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 22 km (14 miles) away.
Cottesloe Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cottesloe Beach, WA - Perth City. Use the tab navigation above to view Cottesloe Beach sea temperature, Cottesloe Beach photographs, Cottesloe Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cottesloe Beach webcams, current wind from WA - Perth City live weather stations and Cottesloe Beach 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 Cottesloe Beach.