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Latitude: 38° 26.909' S
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Just over the dunes.
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?OK
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionSouthWest
Good wind directionNorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
Tends to get a bit bigger than the other coast (Bells, Lorne etc.)
Crowds. One of the most crowded beaches on the mornington peninsula, esp in summer. The place stinks of sewrage, esp after a Southerly wind. The water is almost fresh water due to the 450 million litres of waste water pumped out each day.
The waves can get a bit rough, but usually OK.
By tripp , 16-10-2010
rather go the rocks - gunnamatta is alright but under the right conditions its fucking dangerous , i serz rekon portseas safer and better
By Anonymous , 23-09-2008
... - its good melbourne people think that there's no banks down here, reduces the crowds. if you have local knowledge you find banks easily enough. there's always waves somewhere. keep searching pal...
By Anonymous , 09-04-2008
- ive been surfin here for the last 3-4 months theres a good bank rite next to the rocks 2nd carpark.barrels at low to mid tide,on the high i head more down the beach.love this place dont no why everyone bags it.theres waves here all year round.not like the west coast has to wait for a decent swell
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