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Meelup Surf Guide

Meelup in Margaret River is a very sheltered beach break. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest with some shelter here from southwest winds. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the west. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the left. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here.

Meelup Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
19.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Meelup:

The best conditions reported for surf at Meelup occur when a West swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Meelup with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 21% of the time in July while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 70% 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 Meelup Location Map

Interactive Meelup 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 Meelup is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 180 km (112 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Meelup is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 199 km (124 miles) away.

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Meelup Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 21:04 Local Time
WedThursday 02
Wave (m)
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
cross cross

Swell History at Meelup

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

Wind History at Meelup

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

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