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Salmon Holes Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Far South of Western Australia)

Salmon Holes Reef Surf Guide

Salmon Holes Reef in Far South Australia is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south. A choice of left and right reefs. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Salmon Holes Reef Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Salmon Holes Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Salmon Holes Reef 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 Salmon Holes Reef (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Salmon Holes Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 42% of the time in July while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 21% 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).

Explore Salmon Holes Reef Location Map

Interactive Salmon Holes Reef 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 Salmon Holes Reef is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 385 km (239 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Salmon Holes Reef is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 396 km (246 miles) away.

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Salmon Holes Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 30 June 2022, 13:01 Local Time
Thursday 30
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 17 17 17
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Salmon Holes Reef

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

Wind History at Salmon Holes Reef

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

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