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Mutton Bird Beach break guide

Mutton Bird Beach Surf Guide

Mutton Bird Beach in Far South Australia is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips and sharks.

Mutton Bird Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Mutton Bird Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Mutton Bird Beach occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Mutton Bird Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in May while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
12%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Mutton Bird Beach Location Map

Interactive Mutton Bird 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 Mutton Bird Beach is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 368 km (229 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Mutton Bird Beach is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 380 km (236 miles) away.

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Mutton Bird Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 21 May 2022, 10:57 Local Time
Saturday 21
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m)
2.3
SW
2.2
SW
2.1
SW
2.1
SW
Period (s) 15 15 15 14
Wind (km/h)
15
20
20
20
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross-
off

Swell History at Mutton Bird Beach

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

Wind History at Mutton Bird Beach

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

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