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Fairhaven ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 3.1

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Fairhaven Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: rarely breaks

Best: Swell SW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.7 °C

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Sunday, 23 September 2018, 03:40 Local time
Sunday 23
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 15
SSW 15
SSW 15
Wind State cross-
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Fairhaven in Qeenscliff is a fairly exposed beach break Offshore winds blow from the north. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Anglesea, 10 km from Fairhaven.

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Fairhaven Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Winchelsea, 15 km from Fairhaven.


Air temperature
8 °C

Current weather near Fairhaven

Overall Fairhaven Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Fairhaven is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fairhaven is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), also in Australia, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Third is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) in Australia, 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Australia is 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Fairhaven and is 368 km (229 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fairhaven, VIC - Torquay. Use the tab navigation above to view Fairhaven sea temperature, Fairhaven photographs, Fairhaven detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fairhaven webcams, current wind from VIC - Torquay live weather stations and Fairhaven 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 Fairhaven.