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

Overall: 3.8

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Fourth Beach Surf Guide

Fourth Beach in Far South Australia is a fairly exposed beach break that usually has waves Works best in offshore winds from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rocks, rips and sharks.

Fourth Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fourth Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fourth Beach 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 36% of the time in July while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
16%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fourth Beach Location Map

Interactive Fourth Beach 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 Fourth Beach is Kalgoorlie Boulder Airport (KGI) in Australia, which is 346 km (215 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Fourth Beach is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 590 km (366 miles) away.

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Fourth Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 23:18 Local Time
ThuFriday 23
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 3.5
SSW
3.5
SSW
3.0
SSW
3.0
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 10
E 15
NE 10
NE 10
NE
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Fourth Beach

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

Wind History at Fourth Beach

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

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