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Red Bluff ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.6
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.4

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Red Bluff break guidePhoto by: James McHugh

Red Bluff Surf Guide

Red Bluff on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The left reef break is best, but there is a right reef too.. Best around high tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Red Bluff Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
13.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Red Bluff:

The best conditions reported for surf at Red Bluff occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Red Bluff with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in June while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% 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).
Red Bluff Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 12:44 Local Time
Wednesday 23
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 9 9 4 9
Wind (km/h) 25
W 25
W 20
W 25
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Red Bluff

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

Wind History at Red Bluff

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

Red Bluff Reviews:

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Based on 7 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.4
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.3
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s33.2
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s32.8
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s32.6
  • Crowds:Icon  s43.7
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fin from Australia
“Not very good”

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