South Central Coast SA Surf Forecasts
The surf heights forecasted for South Central Coast SA
The Coastalwatch 'Surf Forecast' refers to breaking wave heights in the surf zone that are forecasted for a region. Coastalwatch provides 14 regional surf forecast daily across Australia.
Because each is regional forecast, consider there may be variations between the wave heights predicted and what you can expect at your local surf due to variables. For example; orientation to the coast, ocean floor bathymetry, local weather and many other local idiosyncrasies may effect the swell and weather patterns causing differing wave heights. Always use this forecast as a guide - for more detail, please read the Swell Analysis.
Recap SSW groundswell drops in size into the 2 to 4ft range on Friday ahead of a heavier round of long-period SSW groundswell arriving this weekend; peaking in the vicinity of 4 to 6ft across the South Coast, while wrapping at 1 to 3ft across the Mid. Read more
The best in the country
1-3 ft - ESE winds @ 3 knots Partly cloudy. 15.7°C, water 20°C
1-3 ft - WSW winds @ 6 knots Partly cloudy. 15.8°C, water 20°C
2-4 ft - WNW winds @ 5 knots Partly cloudy. °C, water 19.5°C
Beyond The Purple Blob
Two simple scenarios
Tropical Cyclone Donna is in effect over the Coral Sea.
Victoria's Surf Coast will be the primary beneficiary
The Indian Ocean comes to life with two major storm-systems this week.