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Gull Rock Surf Guide

Gull Rock in Adelaide is a fairly exposed reef break that has unreliable waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the east and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. No reef break here. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rocks, locals and sharks.

Gull Rock Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
15.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Gull Rock:

The best conditions reported for surf at Gull Rock occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Gull Rock with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 4% of the time in October while 13% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
4%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
13%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
83%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Gull Rock Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 14 June 2021, 19:21 Local Time
MonTue
6:30PM9:30PM0:30AM3:30AM
Wave (m) 0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
15
25
15
15
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Gull Rock

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

Wind History at Gull Rock

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

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