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

Overall: 3.7

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The Quarries Surf Guide

The Quarries in the Margarets River Area is a sheltered reef break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. There is a left breaking reef. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks.

The Quarries Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Quarries:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing The Quarries with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 44% of the time in September while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 28% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
44%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
28%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore The Quarries Location Map

Interactive The Quarries 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 The Quarries is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 179 km (111 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to The Quarries is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 198 km (123 miles) away.

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The Quarries Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 14:46 Local Time
Wednesday 03
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 0.4
WNW
0.4
WNW
0.5
WNW
0.5
WNW
Period (s) 14 14 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
ESE 30
E 30
E 25
E
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at The Quarries

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

Wind History at The Quarries

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

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