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The Womb Surf Guide

The Womb in the Margarets River Area is an exposed reef break that is often working The best wind direction is from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the west southwest. There is a left hand reef break. Often Crowded. Hazards include rips, rocks, sharks and isolation.

The Womb Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
20.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Womb:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing The Womb with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 50% of the time in February while 47% 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.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive The Womb 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 Womb is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD) in Australia, which is 221 km (137 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to The Womb is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 240 km (149 miles) away.

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The Womb Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 7 July 2022, 15:43 Local Time
Thursday 07Fri
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at The Womb

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

Wind History at The Womb

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

The Womb Reviews:

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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s44.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s55.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s22.0
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jacqui Taylor from Australia
“In 1986 my boyfriend who I was pregnant to named The Womb from a picture of a fetus in a barrel.”

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