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

Overall: 3.5

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Dredges Surf Guide

Dredges in Far West Coast is an exposed river break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year.. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The river breaks offer left-handers. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks, pollution and sharks.

Dredges Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dredges:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dredges occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dredges with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 54% of the time in July while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
54%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dredges Location Map

Interactive Dredges 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 Dredges is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, which is 176 km (109 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Dredges is Melbourne International Airport (MEL), also in Australia, 220 km (137 miles) away.

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Dredges Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 03:42 Local Time
Saturday 27
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 2.1
SSW
2.0
SSW
1.0
SSW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 22 21
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 10
NE 5
NE 5
SE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
glass

Swell History at Dredges

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

Wind History at Dredges

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

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