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Pennan ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Pennan Surf Guide

Pennan on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter and spring are the favoured times of year to visit. Offshore winds blow from the south. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the north northeast. The reef provides both left and right breaks. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Pennan Spot Info

Icon  reefReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pennan:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Pennan with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in October while 15% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 73% 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).
Pennan Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 07:15 Local Time
Tuesday 20
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 20
SSE 25
SSE 10
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Pennan

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

Wind History at Pennan

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Pennan. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon  reefReef/jetty
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon  riverRiver
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    15km away
    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away
    • Icon  pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away

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