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Watermans ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.0

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Watermans Spot ID

Watermans Barrels photo


Photo credit: Alex Blak

after the storm., Watermans photo


Photo credit: Image Art by Rick Knoppert

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WSW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.6 °C

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Monday, 9 December 2019, 12:23 Local time
Monday 09
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 12 12 11 20
Wind (km/h) 15
SSW 30
SSW 30
SSW 30
Wind State cross cross-
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Watermans in the Perth Area is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the west southwest. A choice of left and right reefs. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

Western-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Hillarys, 3 km from Watermans.

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Watermans Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At OceanReef, 9 km from Watermans.

moderate winds from the SSW

Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Watermans

Overall Watermans Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

Surf stats for Watermans: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Watermans: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    11 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Watermans is Perth International Airport (PER) in Australia, which is 24 km (15 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Watermans is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD), also in Australia, 32 km (20 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Watermans, WA - Perth City. Use the tab navigation above to view Watermans sea temperature, Watermans photographs, Watermans detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Watermans webcams, current wind from WA - Perth City live weather stations and Watermans tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Watermans.