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Gas Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Gas Bay break guidePhoto by: Gareth

Gas Bay Surf Guide

Gas Bay in the Margarets River Area is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around mid tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rips and sharks.

Gas Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Gas Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Gas Bay occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Gas Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in February while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
50%
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
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Gas Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 24 October 2020, 11:17 Local Time
Saturday 24
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 12 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 15
SSW 20
SSE 15
SE
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
cross-
off

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Swell History at Gas Bay

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Wind History at Gas Bay

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