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Golden Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.2

Overall: 3.0

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Golden Bay Surf Guide

Golden Bay in Perth City Coast is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Ideal winds are from the east northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips and sharks.

Golden Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
21.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Golden Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Golden Bay occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Golden Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in June while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Golden Bay Location Map

Interactive Golden 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 Golden Bay is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 41 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Golden Bay is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 61 km (38 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Golden Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 10:22 Local Time
Tuesday 01
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.6
WSW
1.5
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.5
WSW
Period (s) 13 13 12 13
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 25
SW 25
SSW 30
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Wind State on cross-
on
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on
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on

Swell History at Golden Bay

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

Wind History at Golden Bay

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

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    • Icon  s21.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    23km away

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