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Massacres ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.4

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Massacres Surf Guide

Massacres in Far West Coast is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right breaking reef. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rips, rocks and sharks.

Massacres Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Massacres:

The best conditions reported for surf at Massacres occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Massacres with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in June while 50% 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.
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 Massacres Location Map

Interactive Massacres 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 Massacres is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, which is 154 km (96 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Massacres is Melbourne International Airport (MEL), also in Australia, 202 km (125 miles) away.

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Massacres Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 01:15 Local Time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 2.1
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 15
NNW 20
NNW 20
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Massacres

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

Wind History at Massacres

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

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