Caiguna Blowhole - WA

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -32.276943 125.431358
DMS: 32º 16' 37" S 125º 25' 52.89" E
UTM: 51 H 6426271mN 728992mE
Altitude: 117.98m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

903.59kms East of Perth - Driving 1085 km (11 hours 21 mins)

Address & Contact

Eyre Hwy
Caiguna WA 6443
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Information

The Caiguna Blowhole is located 5 kilometres west of Caiguna and 10 metres from the Eyre Highway. The blowhole is well signposted and will provide a relaxing and interesting road stop. Blowholes are formed on the Nullarbor after years of chemical and physical weathering of the limestone bedrock. As high and low pressure weather systems pass along the Nullarbor, the hole breathes in and out – hence the name blowhole. Reverse air flows are caused by the pressure differences between the underground caverns and the air pressure above ground.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Eyre
Distance from Caiguna Blowhole 81.77km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C26.526.525.724.121.318.918.219.321.123.024.325.3
Mean Min. °C15.316.014.311.89.16.85.86.17.710.112.014.1
Mean Rain mm16.016.127.725.038.839.834.429.523.619.720.420.3

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