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Isolators Surf Guide

Isolators in Margaret River is an exposed reef break that is often working Offshore winds are from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the west. There is no reef break. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

Isolators Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
21.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Isolators:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Isolators with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in May while 63% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% 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 Isolators Location Map

Interactive Isolators 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 Isolators is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 188 km (117 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Isolators is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 208 km (129 miles) away.

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Isolators Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 8 February 2023, 16:16 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 13 12 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
cross cross cross-

Swell History at Isolators

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

Wind History at Isolators

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

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