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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 9 am Thursday 04 Mar 2021 ACDT
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 20.4 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 18.9 max: 20.7 min: 16.9 °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 20.4 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 18.9 max: 20.7 min: 16.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for SA - Adelaide

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at The Trough (light winds from the SE at Noarlunga 8 km from The Trough). no significant swell

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1 h 14 min ago

Light
11 km/h
SE
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at The Trough today?

The current surf forecast for The Trough at 2PM is: 0.1m 10s primary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 09:30am March 04). An open ocean swell of 0.1m 12s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.4m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (ACDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (04 Mar)0.5ft (0.1m)11s
Afternoon (04 Mar)--
Evening (04 Mar)--

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
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sun
07
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
00000000000000000000000
T south australia.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T south australia.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T south australia.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
0.4
S
0.1
SW
0.1
SW
0.2
SSW
0.7
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.8
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.8
SSE
0.8
S
1.1
SSE
1
SSE
0.9
SE
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.2
SSW
0.3
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.2
SSW
121111124444413104145551113131214411
04500000000000000000000
15
ESE
15
ESE
10
SSW
15
SSW
20
SSE
20
SE
20
SE
20
SE
20
SE
15
SE
10
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SE
25
SE
20
ESE
20
ESE
10
ESE
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SE
15
SE
15
ESE
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
7:44AM
1.56
8:00PM
1.90
7:59AM
1.36
8:23PM
1.85
8:08AM
1.18
8:47PM
1.73
1:37PM
0.12
2:21AM
0.25
1:48PM
0.18
2:50AM
0.43
1:55PM
0.26

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

Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sun
07
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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