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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

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.9°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.
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).

Explore Gas Bay Location Map

Interactive Gas Bay 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 Gas Bay is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 230 km (143 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Gas Bay is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 249 km (155 miles) away.

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Gas Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 10 December 2022, 13:40 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Gas Bay

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

Wind History at Gas Bay

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

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