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Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North West WA, Australia)

Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse) Surf Guide

Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse) in North West WA is a quite exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is no reef break. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Rocks are a hazard.

Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse):

The best conditions reported for surf at Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse) occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 77% of the time in January while 17% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 19:17 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse)

Surf stats for Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse)

Wind stats for Explosives (Geraldton Lighthouse), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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