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Red Banks Reefs Surf Guide

Red Banks Reefs in Eyre Peninsula is a very sheltered beach break Offshore winds are from the northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. There is no beach break and there is also a right hand reef break. Best around mid tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Take care of rocks and sharks.

Red Banks Reefs Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
21.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Red Banks Reefs:

The best conditions reported for surf at Red Banks Reefs occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Red Banks Reefs with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 100% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
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Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
0%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
100%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Red Banks Reefs Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 06:16 Local Time
Wednesday 03
7:30AM10:30AM1:30PM4:30PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SE
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
0.9
SSE
Period (s) 5 5 4 4
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 20
SE 20
SE 25
SSE
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Swell History at Red Banks Reefs

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

Wind History at Red Banks Reefs

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

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