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Bells Beach - Bowl

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Bells Beach - Bowl

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Type: reef and point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.7 °C

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Thursday, 19 July 2018, 04:42 Local time
Thursday 19
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 15 18 18 18
Wind (km/h) 35
NNW 35
NNW 35
NW 30
Wind State off off off off

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Bells Beach - Bowl in Torquay is an exposed reef and point break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Take care of the strong rips here.

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boobs, 1 km from Bells Beach - Bowl.

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Bells Beach - Bowl Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Jan Juc wx, 1 km from Bells Beach - Bowl.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
12.2 °C

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Overall Bells Beach - Bowl Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Bells Beach - Bowl Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to Bells Beach - Bowl is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bells Beach - Bowl is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), also in Australia, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) in Australia, 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Australia is 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Bells Beach - Bowl and is 349 km (217 miles) away.
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