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Wests and Seconds ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 4.0

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Wests and Seconds Surf Guide

Wests and Seconds in Far South Australia is a quite exposed beach and reef break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around low tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips, sharks and isolation.

Wests and Seconds Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
19.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Wests and Seconds:

The best conditions reported for surf at Wests and Seconds occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Wests and Seconds 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 35% of the time in July while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
16%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Wests and Seconds Location Map

Interactive Wests and Seconds 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 Wests and Seconds is Kalgoorlie Boulder Airport (KGI) in Australia, which is 346 km (215 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Wests and Seconds is Perth International Airport (PER), also in Australia, 592 km (368 miles) away.

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Wests and Seconds Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 06:09 Local Time
Tuesday 20
5AM8AM11AM2PM
Wave (m) 1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.5
S
1.6
SSW
Period (s) 12 12 12 15
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 20
SE 15
SE 15
SE
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Wests and Seconds

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

Wind History at Wests and Seconds

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

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