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Sellicks Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.1

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Sellicks Beach Surf Guide

Sellicks Beach in Adelaide is a sheltered beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore.. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Beware of rocks, sharks and sharks.

Sellicks Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
14.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sellicks Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sellicks Beach occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sellicks Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 2% of the time in October while 7% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 91% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
7%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
91%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sellicks Beach Location Map

Interactive Sellicks Beach 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 Sellicks Beach is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 45 km (28 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Sellicks Beach is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 491 km (305 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Sellicks Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 25 June 2021, 15:25 Local Time
Friday 25
12:30PM3:30PM6:30PM9:30PM
Wave (m) 1.1
WSW
1.1
SW
1.3
SW
1.0
SW
Period (s) 5 5 6 5
Wind (km/h)
25
20
25
25
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross cross

Swell History at Sellicks Beach

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

Wind History at Sellicks Beach

Wind stats for Sellicks Beach, 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 Sellicks Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s22.4
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    6km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: inconsistent
    11km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    12km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    13km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Sellicks Beach: