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Thistle Island (False Creek) Surf Guide

Thistle Island (False Creek) in Eyre Peninsula is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast with some shelter here from east winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown.

Thistle Island (False Creek) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Thistle Island (False Creek):

The best conditions reported for surf at Thistle Island (False Creek) occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Thistle Island (False Creek) (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Thistle Island (False Creek) 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 39% of the time in June while 59% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
39%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
59%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Thistle Island (False Creek) Location Map

Interactive Thistle Island (False Creek) 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.

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Thistle Island (False Creek) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 28 February 2021, 00:20 Local Time
Sunday 28
1:30AM4:30AM7:30AM10:30AM
Wave (m) 2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.5
SSW
2.4
SSW
Period (s) 18 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 20
ESE 15
SE 20
SSE
Wind State cross cross cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Thistle Island (False Creek)

Surf stats for Thistle Island (False Creek), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Thistle Island (False Creek)

Wind stats for Thistle Island (False Creek), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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