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Lefthanders break guidePhoto by: danielwebber82

Lefthanders Surf Guide

Lefthanders in the Margarets River Area is an exposed reef break that is often working Works best in offshore winds from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. A reef breaks left. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rocks,dharks.

Lefthanders Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
19.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lefthanders:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Lefthanders with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 45% of the time in March while 54% 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 Lefthanders Location Map

Interactive Lefthanders 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 Lefthanders is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 218 km (135 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Lefthanders is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 237 km (147 miles) away.

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Lefthanders Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 4 July 2022, 10:12 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 16 16 16 15
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Lefthanders

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

Wind History at Lefthanders

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

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