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West Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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West Beach Surf Guide

West Beach in Far South Australia is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north with some shelter here from southwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips and sharks.

West Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing West Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing West Beach 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 50% of the time in June while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
50%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore West Beach Location Map

Interactive West Beach 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 West Beach is Kalgoorlie Boulder Airport (KGI) in Australia, which is 381 km (237 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to West Beach is Perth Jandakot Airport (JAD), also in Australia, 432 km (268 miles) away.

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West Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 09:50 Local Time
Friday 14
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 2.0
SSW
2.0
SSW
2.0
SSW
1.9
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
E 20
E 20
ENE
Wind State cross-
off
cross cross cross-
off

Swell History at West Beach

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

Wind History at West Beach

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

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