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Goolwa Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 1.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.8
Crowds: 3.6

Overall: 3.4

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Goolwa Beach break guidePhoto by: Tim

Goolwa Beach Surf Guide

Goolwa in Adelaide is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the north. The optimum well angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for and rips.

Goolwa Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent15.0°C

Surfing Goolwa Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Goolwa Beach occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Goolwa Beach sea temperature, Goolwa Beach photographs, Goolwa Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Goolwa Beach webcams, current wind from SA - East Coast live weather stations and Goolwa Beach tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Goolwa Beach

Goolwa Beach Surf:

Friday, 5 June 2020, 00:48 Local time
Friday 05
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
N 5
Wind State off cross-

Tide Times:

At Goolwa Beach (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Goolwa Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Goolwa Marina, 2 km from Goolwa Beach.

light winds from the N

no report
Air temperature
6.3 °C

Current weather near Goolwa Beach

Overall Goolwa Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

Surf stats for Goolwa Beach: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Goolwa Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Warm day in goolwa beach photo

Goolwa Beach

Photo credit: Tim

Goolwa Beach  photo

Goolwa Beach

Photo credit: Tim

Goolwa Beach Location Maps

Goolwa Beach Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to SA - East Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Goolwa Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Goolwa Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Goolwa Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Goolwa Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Victor Harbor
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    24 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Port Noarlunga
    29 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Second Valley
    32 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Happy Valley
    34 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Goolwa is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 69 km (43 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Goolwa is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 520 km (323 miles) away.
Goolwa Beach break location map and break info