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

Overall: 3.8

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Grinders Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 21:06 Local time
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 13 13 14 15
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
SW 10
Wind State cross-
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Grinders in Qeenscliff is an exposed beach break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the north with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Anglesea (0 km).

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Grinders Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Jan Juc wx, 11 km from Grinders.

wind obs. (6.4 kph from 269 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
19.1 °C

Current weather near Grinders

Overall Grinders Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Grinders is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 49 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Grinders is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), also in Australia, 94 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) in Australia, 99 km (61 miles) away.
  • Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Australia is 101 km (63 miles) away.
  • Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Grinders and is 358 km (222 miles) away.
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