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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 Forecast / WA – Far South / Australia

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Wednesday 21 Apr 2021 AWST
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Fourth Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fourth Beach sea temperature is 19.8 °C (Statistics for 21 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 19.1 max: 20.1 min: 18.2 °C)
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Fourth Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fourth Beach sea temperature is 19.8 °C (Statistics for 21 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 19.1 max: 20.1 min: 18.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The cross-on wind has turned onshore at Fourth Beach (light winds from the SE at Esperance 23 km from Fourth Beach).

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23 km away, 39 min ago

Light
15 km/h
SE
20.7
19.8
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Fourth Beach this week:

The surf forecast for Fourth Beach over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Apr 21) at 2PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.6m and 12s period. The wind is predicted to be onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Fourth Beach in the next 12 days are 4.5m 19s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Apr 22) at 11AM. Winds are predicted to be onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.1m 5s period and expected on Sunday (Apr 25) at 11PM.

Wave TypeTime (AWST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 2PM (Wed 21st Apr)5ft (1.6m) 12s
Best Surf11PM (Wed 21st Apr)11ft (3.5m) 18s
Most Powerful11AM (Thu 22nd Apr)15ft (4.5m) 19s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Fourth Beach over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sunday
02
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
331111111153452353344433423310111104544314
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T western australia.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T western australia.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T western australia.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T western australia.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T western australia.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T western australia.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T western australia.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
T western australia.htsgw.metric.204.cc23
T western australia.htsgw.metric.228.cc23
T western australia.htsgw.metric.252.cc23
T western australia.htsgw.metric.276.cc23
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
4
SSW
4.5
SSW
4
SSW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
2.1
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.6
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
1.5
SSW
1.5
SSW
1.4
SW
1.4
SSW
1.4
SSW
3.5
SW
3.5
SSW
3
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.2
SSW
2
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.6
SSW
1
SSW
1.2
SSW
121218191716151414141417161617161614141614151414141313141413121212111918
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15
SSW
15
SSW
15
SSE
5
S
15
SE
10
NE
10
NNE
25
ESE
20
NE
10
NNE
25
ESE
20
NE
15
NNE
20
ESE
25
NNE
15
N
15
ENE
30
N
20
NW
5
E
15
WNW
15
W
10
SSE
20
WNW
35
W
25
SW
10
WSW
25
W
20
SW
10
W
5
SSW
10
SSW
5
NE
5
NNE
15
SE
15
ENE
ononononcross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
offcrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscross-
off
crossoncross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
on
oncross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
7:13PM
0.88
11:01AM
0.73
8:23PM
0.94
10:11AM
0.77
9:11PM
0.98
10:08AM
0.86
9:53PM
0.98
10:20AM
0.95
10:33PM
0.95
10:39AM
1.05
11:10PM
0.88
11:01AM
1.12
11:44PM
0.78
11:24AM
1.17
12:10AM
0.66
11:47AM
1.19
12:14AM
0.55
12:08PM
1.17
9:55PM
0.48
12:24PM
1.13
12:36PM
1.06
3:37AM
0.32
2:29PM
0.68
3:45AM
0.32
3:10PM
0.57
3:58AM
0.34
3:48PM
0.46
4:14AM
0.38
4:28PM
0.39
4:30AM
0.42
5:10PM
0.34
4:42AM
0.47
5:53PM
0.33
4:45AM
0.50
6:39PM
0.36
4:32AM
0.51
7:33PM
0.42
3:58AM
0.47
9:18PM 3:27AM
0.48 0.40
3:22AM
0.33
3:35AM
0.30

Note: the tide data above is for Esperance, Australia which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Fourth Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Fourth Beach blow from the N

Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
Saturday
01
Sunday
02
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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6:18--6:18--6:20--6:20--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:24--6:24--6:26--6:26--6:26--
-5:22--5:22--5:20--5:19--5:17--5:16--5:15--5:15--5:14--5:13--5:12--5:10-

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 20°C on Fri afternoon, min 13°C on Fri morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 30°C on Mon afternoon, min 17°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Thu night. Warm (max 31°C on Tue afternoon, min 16°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed night, fresh winds from the W by Thu morning).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Fri morning. Very mild (max 19°C on Fri morning, min 14°C on Sun morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Fourth Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Fourth Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Fourth Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Fourth Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Fourth Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Fourth Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Far South of Western Australia? If you are looking for accommodation near Fourth Beach, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Far South of Western Australia, consider staying in Esperance which is 5 km (3 miles) away.