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Venus Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.3

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Venus Bay break guidePhoto by: Em Reid

Venus Bay Surf Guide

Venus Bay on the West Coast is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for rips, rocks and sharks.

Venus Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
18.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Venus Bay:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Venus Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 38% of the time in April while 62% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
62%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Venus Bay Location Map

Interactive Venus Bay 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 Venus Bay is Woomera Airport (UMR) in Australia, which is 309 km (192 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Venus Bay is Adelaide International Airport (ADL), also in Australia, 404 km (251 miles) away.

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Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Venus Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 6 March 2021, 12:47 Local Time
Saturday 06
1:30PM4:30PM7:30PM10:30PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.6
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 10
S 20
SSE 20
SSE 25
ESE
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at Venus Bay

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

Wind History at Venus Bay

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

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