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  1. Extremely useful for viewing the forecast at a glance. You can quickly tell when the surf is likely to be good.
  2. The summaries are useful to assist in understanding the weather patterns as well as planning your day and trips.
  3. The arrows show the direction of the wind. The direction of the wind is from the origin e.g. an easterly wind blows to the west. The dotted line is gust speed of the wind. For most surf spots you want the wind to be light (0 - 10 kts) or in the opposite direction of the swell direction to make good surf conditions
  4. The dotted line is set wave face which is the predicted height of wave face as it breaks. The red line is period. This is the time between each set wave. You can see new swells are coming if this line jumps up, indicating a new pulse, or swell deterioration if the line drops. The swell height is the most important factor for surfing Fun surfable waves are normally in the height range between 0.8 - 2.0 m depending on your surfing abilities. The sea height includes both swell and sea chop. The greater the difference between this and swell height indicates a rougher/choppier sea.
  5. Swell direction is represented by the origin of the swell. A westerly swell is moving to the east.
  6. SwellMap presents tides as LAT (Lowest Astronomical Tide), which is the height above the lowest tidal water level

Forecast updated at 17:40 Saturday 28 May (Australia/Adelaide local time)

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Forecast updated at 17:40 Saturday 28 May (Australia/Adelaide local time)

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Sat 28 MayRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h10.00.70.75SWW:810
9h10.10.80.85SWNW:1114
15h10.31.01.06SWS:1216
21h10.71.31.39SWSW:912
Low: 04:10 am (0.44 m); High: 11:30 am (1.05 m); Low: 06:20 pm (0.61 m); High: 10:20 pm (0.73 m);
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Sun 29 MayRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h40.91.31.310SWNW:22
9h61.01.31.310SWN:68
15h60.91.21.29SWN:910
21h60.81.21.29SWE:1721
Low: 04:30 am (0.37 m); High: 11:50 am (1.14 m); Low: 06:50 pm (0.6 m); High: 10:40 pm (0.73 m);
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Mon 30 MayRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h60.71.11.19SWE:1517
9h60.71.01.010SWE:1316
15h41.21.51.814SWS:1721
21h31.72.32.414SWSW:1721
Low: 04:50 am (0.31 m); High: 12:20 pm (1.2 m); Low: 07:10 pm (0.6 m); High: 11:10 pm (0.72 m);
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Tue 31 MayRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h22.33.13.113SWSW:2533
9h22.83.53.511SWSW:2531
15h22.73.33.312SWSW:2227
21h22.53.13.112SWSW:2125
Low: 05:10 am (0.26 m); High: 12:40 pm (1.24 m); Low: 07:40 pm (0.6 m); High: 11:30 pm (0.72 m);
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Wed 1 JunRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h22.43.03.012SWSW:1823
9h22.32.72.812SWSW:1417
15h42.12.42.512SWSW:78
21h61.82.22.311SWNW:44
Low: 05:40 am (0.24 m); High: 01:10 pm (1.25 m); Low: 08:10 pm (0.61 m); High: 11:50 pm (0.71 m);
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Thu 2 JunRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h71.61.92.111SWN:1114
9h71.41.81.811SWN:1619
15h61.11.81.811SWN:1821
21h41.01.91.97WN:2227
Low: 06:00 am (0.23 m); High: 01:40 pm (1.25 m); Low: 08:40 pm (0.62 m);
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Fri 3 JunRating Summary Swell Wave Set face Period Swell dir Wind Gusts
mmms°ktskts
3h31.62.32.38WNW:2633
9h21.92.52.510SWW:1721
15h32.12.62.714SWW:1216

Forecast updated at 17:40 Saturday 28 May (Australia/Adelaide local time)

Current sea temperature

Matches sea temperature: 16°C

Recommended layers: 3/2 Wetsuit

Sunrise and sunset for today

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