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Otherside of the Moon ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Otherside of the Moon Surf Guide

Otherside of the Moon in the Margarets River Area is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. There is a left hand reef break. Best around mid tide. Often Crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

Otherside of the Moon Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
18.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Otherside of the Moon:

The best conditions reported for surf at Otherside of the Moon occur when a West-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Otherside of the Moon with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in May while 63% 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
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
63%
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 Otherside of the Moon Location Map

Interactive Otherside of the Moon 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 Otherside of the Moon is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 179 km (111 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Otherside of the Moon is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 199 km (124 miles) away.

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Otherside of the Moon Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 22 October 2021, 18:30 Local Time
Friday 22Sat
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
3
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.3
WSW
Period (s) 16 16 15 14
Wind (km/h)
20
20
15
15
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Otherside of the Moon

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

Wind History at Otherside of the Moon

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

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