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

Overall: 3.5

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The Window Surf Guide

The Window in the Margarets River Area is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of rocks, sharks and isolation.

The Window Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Window:

The best conditions reported for surf at The Window occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing The Window with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in March while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore The Window Location Map

Interactive The Window 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 Window is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 200 km (124 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to The Window is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 219 km (136 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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The Window Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 20:20 Local Time
Tuesday 26Wed
5PM8PM11PM2AM
Wave (m)
2.5
WSW
2.5
WSW
2.4
WSW
2.3
WSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h)
15
20
15
20
Wind State on cross-
on
cross-
off
off

Swell History at The Window

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

Wind History at The Window

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near The Window. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    3km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To The Window: