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

Overall: 3.2

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Ellensbrook Surf Guide

Ellensbrook in Margaret River is a fairly exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west. There is no reef break. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

Ellensbrook Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
22.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ellensbrook:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ellensbrook occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Ellensbrook with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in May while 61% 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
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
61%
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 Ellensbrook Location Map

Interactive Ellensbrook 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 Ellensbrook is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 218 km (135 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Ellensbrook is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 237 km (147 miles) away.

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Ellensbrook Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 13:28 Local Time
Wednesday 21
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.8
SW
2.5
SW
3.5
SW
4.0
SW
Period (s) 12 18 17 16
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
SSE 30
SSE 25
SE
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Ellensbrook

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

Wind History at Ellensbrook

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

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