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Gibson Steps ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Gibson Steps Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell S | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C

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Sunday, 16 December 2018, 03:11 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 19 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 5
E 5
N 5
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Gibson Steps in Far West Coast is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the north with some shelter here from north northwest winds. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rips and sharks.

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Port Campbell, Australia, 9 km from Gibson Steps.

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Live Weather:

At Timboon, 21 km from Gibson Steps.


Air temperature
14 °C

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Overall Gibson Steps Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Gibson Steps is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 138 km (86 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Gibson Steps is Melbourne International Airport (MEL), also in Australia, 188 km (117 miles) away.
  • Third is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) in Australia, 189 km (117 miles) away.
  • Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia is 191 km (119 miles) away.
  • Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Gibson Steps and is 447 km (278 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Gibson Steps, VIC - Far West. Use the tab navigation above to view Gibson Steps sea temperature, Gibson Steps photographs, Gibson Steps detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Gibson Steps webcams, current wind from VIC - Far West live weather stations and Gibson Steps 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 Gibson Steps.