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The Trough ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 2.5
Accommodation: 4.0

Overall: 3.1

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The Trough Surf Forecast / SA – Adelaide / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 2 am Friday 23 Apr 2021 ACST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
The Trough surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Trough sea temperature is 19.2 °C (Statistics for 23 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 17.6 max: 18.8 min: 15.9 °C)
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The Trough surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Trough sea temperature is 19.2 °C (Statistics for 23 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 17.6 max: 18.8 min: 15.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for SA - Adelaide

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at The Trough (calm at Noarlunga 8 km from The Trough).

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1 h 36 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
SE
Clean
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How big are the waves at The Trough today?

The current surf forecast for The Trough at 8AM is: 0.4m 4s primary swell from a West-southwest direction and 0.2m 7s secondary swell from a West-southwest direction (forecast issued at 02:30am April 23). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 17s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (ACST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (23 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)4s
Afternoon (23 Apr)1ft (0.3m)7s
Evening (23 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)8s

Table - waves today at The Trough. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
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T south australia.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.132.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.156.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.180.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
0.7
WSW
0.6
WSW
0.5
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.4
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.3
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
WSW
0.2
W
0.2
WSW
0.1
SW
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
E
-
-
-
-
0.1
S
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
E
-
-
0.1
W
0.1
SW
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
SW
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20
WSW
15
WSW
15
SW
15
SSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
WSW
10
S
5
S
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
10
W
15
WSW
10
SSW
5
SSE
5
SE
5
SSE
5
ESE
5
SW
10
W
10
SW
15
SSE
10
SE
10
ESE
10
ESE
10
ESE
5
E
5
W
10
S
20
SE
15
ESE
15
ESE
15
E
10
ESE
10
E
5
NW
15
SW
15
SE
10
SE
10
ESE
5
E
5
E
0
NNW
10
W
15
WSW
10
SSE
10
ESE
10
SE
10
ESE
10
ESE
5
SE
5
SW
10
SW
10
SE
10
SE
10
ESE
10
ESE
5
E
5
NNE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
crosscross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscross-
off
glassglassglassglassoncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoncrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffglassoncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffglass
1:48AM
1.24
4:01PM
1.24
2:59AM
1.39
3:59PM
1.42
3:42AM
1.50
4:10PM
1.61
4:16AM
1.54
4:26PM
1.79
4:46AM
1.52
4:44PM
1.97
5:11AM
1.45
5:04PM
2.10
5:33AM
1.36
5:25PM
2.19
5:52AM
1.28
9:15AM
0.39
9:18PM
0.78
9:36AM
0.29
9:48PM
0.52
9:56AM
0.25
10:18PM
0.28
10:13AM
0.24
10:47PM
0.10
10:29AM
0.25
11:15PM
-0.02
10:43AM
0.24
11:43PM
-0.06
10:58AM
0.22
12:09AM
-0.04

Note: the tide data above is for Aldinga which is 6 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for The Trough.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at The Trough blow from the E

Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wednesday
28
Thursday
29
Friday
30
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clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
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clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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clear
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clear
clear
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clear
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clear
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