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Southside ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Southside Spot ID

just over from main break, Southside photo


Photo credit: steeve whitehead

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.8 °C

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Monday, 24 February 2020, 09:20 Local time
Monday 24
Wave (m) 2.2
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 20
SSE 30
SSE 30
Wind State cross-

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Southside in the Margarets River Area is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rocks and sharks.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Margaret River Bommie, 1 km from Southside.

IS AT (local time)

Southside Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Witchcliffe, 12 km from Southside.

moderate winds from the SSE

Air temperature
18.5 °C

Current weather near Southside

Overall Southside Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

Surf stats for Southside: see the swell variation by month.


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

Southside Location Maps

Southside Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Southside:

Tide stations nearest to Southside:

  • Closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Hamelin Bay
    14 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Flinders Bay
    26 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    32 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    60 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Southside is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 226 km (140 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Southside is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 246 km (153 miles) away.
Southside break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Southside, WA - Margaret River. Use the tab navigation above to view Southside sea temperature, Southside photographs, Southside detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Southside webcams, current wind from WA - Margaret River live weather stations and Southside 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 Southside.