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Tunkalilla Surf Guide

Tunkalilla in Adelaide is an exposed beach break that only works when conditions are just right. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest with some shelter here from north winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Sharks.

Tunkalilla Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
13.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tunkalilla:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tunkalilla with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 47% of the time in July while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
47%
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
9%
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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Tunkalilla Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 25 September 2021, 04:08 Local Time
Saturday 25
0:30AM3:30AM6:30AM9:30AM
Wave (m)
3.5
S
3.5
S
3.5
S
3
S
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h)
25
20
20
20
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on

Swell History at Tunkalilla

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

Wind History at Tunkalilla

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

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