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

Overall: 3.3

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Cunns Surf Guide

Cunns in Nullarbor is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. There is a left breaking reef. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rocks, sharks and isolation.

Cunns Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
18.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cunns:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cunns occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Cunns with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 76% of the time in February while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
76%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
17%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cunns Location Map

Interactive Cunns 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 Cunns is Woomera Airport (UMR) in Australia, which is 379 km (235 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cunns is Adelaide International Airport (ADL), also in Australia, 605 km (376 miles) away.

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Cunns Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 10:41 Local Time
Wednesday 20
7:30AM10:30AM1:30PM4:30PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
1.0
S
1.0
S
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
E 15
NE 10
SSE 30
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Cunns

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

Wind History at Cunns

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

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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: consistent
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