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Leighton Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.4
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.2
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.7

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Leighton Beach break guidePhoto by: Hugo Clegg

Leighton Beach Surf Guide

Leighton Beach in the Perth Area is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Hazards include and rips.

Leighton Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
22.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Leighton Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Leighton Beach occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-southeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Leighton Beach 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 54% of the time in March while 45% 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.
clean
54%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Leighton Beach Location Map

Interactive Leighton Beach 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 Leighton Beach is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 16 km (10 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Leighton Beach is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 23 km (14 miles) away.

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Leighton Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 19:37 Local Time
Friday 16Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m) 1.0
WSW
1.0
WSW
1.0
WSW
1.0
WSW
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SE 20
E 20
E
Wind State cross-
off
off off off

Swell History at Leighton Beach

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

Wind History at Leighton Beach

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

Leighton Beach Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 11 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s43.7
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.4
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s32.7
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s44.2
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.5
  • ...

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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Liam Gillan from United Kingdom
“Leighton Beach used to pump in the late 90's.”

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