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Seaford Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 1.4
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Seaford Reef break guidePhoto by: Gillian Rayment

Seaford Reef Surf Guide

Seaford Reef on the South Coast is a fairly exposed reef break that only works once in a while. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west southwest. There is a right hand reef break. A popular wave that can get growded. Beware of sharks, rips and rocks.

Seaford Reef Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
12.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Seaford Reef:

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

Surf Forecasts:
South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Seaford Reef sea temperature, Seaford Reef photographs, Seaford Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Seaford Reef webcams, current wind from SA - Adelaide live weather stations and Seaford Reef tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Seaford Reef

Seaford Reef Surf:

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 07:54 Local time
Tuesday 11
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - 6 10
Wind (km/h) 30
NNE 30
N 35
N 30
Wind State cross-
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Tide Times:

For Port Noarlunga, Australia, 3 km from Seaford Reef.

IS AT (local time)

Seaford Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Noarlunga, 4 km from Seaford Reef.

moderate winds from the N

Air temperature
13.1 °C

Current weather near Seaford Reef

Buoy Data:

At Cape du Couedic Buoy, 121 miles from Seaford Reef.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.5
Dominant period (s) 14.3 15.4 8.3 8.3

All wavebuoys around Seaford Reef

Overall Seaford Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Seaford Reef: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Seaford Reef: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

South Port, Seaford Reef photo

Seaford Reef

Photo credit: Simon Gaeta

A Moment in Time, Seaford Reef photo

Seaford Reef

Photo credit: Gillian Rayment

Go Cooper, Seaford Reef photo

Seaford Reef

Photo credit: Gillian Rayment

Seaford Reef Location Maps

Seaford Reef Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to SA - Adelaide surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Seaford Reef

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Seaford Reef:

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Wave buoys nearest to Seaford Reef:

Tide stations nearest to Seaford Reef:

  • Closest tide station
    Port Noarlunga
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Happy Valley
    7 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Adelaide Inner Harbour
    23 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Seaford Reef is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Seaford Reef is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 475 km (295 miles) away.
Seaford Reef break location map and break info