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Centre Crack ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Centre Crack Spot ID

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Centre Crack

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.1 °C

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Monday, 23 July 2018, 02:11 Local time
Monday 23
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 11 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 35
N 40
N 40
N 50
Wind State cross-
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Centre Crack in Phillip Island is a sheltered reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the north northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A reef breaks right. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Phillip Island, 8 km from Centre Crack.

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Centre Crack Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mornington Penisula Flinders wx, 12 km from Centre Crack.


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Overall Centre Crack Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Centre Crack is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 60 km (37 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Centre Crack is Avalon Airport (AVV), also in Australia, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Third is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) in Australia, 90 km (56 miles) away.
  • Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Australia is 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Centre Crack and is 316 km (196 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Centre Crack, VIC - Phillip Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Centre Crack sea temperature, Centre Crack photographs, Centre Crack detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Centre Crack webcams, current wind from VIC - Phillip Island live weather stations and Centre Crack tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Centre Crack.