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The Well ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.3

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The Well break guidePhoto by: jack sparrow

The Well Surf Guide

The Well in Far West Coast is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. A right hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

The Well Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s22.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Well:

The best conditions reported for surf at The Well occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing The Well with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 49% of the time in June while 48% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 3% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
49%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
48%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
3%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore The Well Location Map

Interactive The Well 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 Well is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, which is 153 km (95 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to The Well is Melbourne International Airport (MEL), also in Australia, 201 km (125 miles) away.

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The Well Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 09:51 Local Time
Friday 26
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 3.0
SSW
3.0
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
S 15
S 15
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State on on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at The Well

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

Wind History at The Well

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

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