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Lancelin ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.3
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.5

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Lancelin break guidePhoto by: Euan Morell

Lancelin Surf Guide

Lancelin in the Perth Area is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. A right hand reef. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Lancelin Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lancelin:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lancelin 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 Lancelin (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Lancelin 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 49% of the time in May while 51% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
49%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
51%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lancelin Location Map

Interactive Lancelin 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 Lancelin is Perth International Airport (PER) in Australia, which is 133 km (83 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Lancelin is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD), also in Australia, 144 km (89 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Lancelin Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 5 December 2020, 13:48 Local Time
Saturday 05
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 2.5
SW
2.4
SW
2.5
SW
2.5
SSW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 30
S 40
S 35
SSE
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What does Lancelin look like?

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Swell History at Lancelin

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

Wind History at Lancelin

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

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    • Icon  s33.2
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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: consistent
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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: very consistent
    94km away

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