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Posties ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.5

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Posties Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.6 °C

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Sunday, 11 October 2015, 06:13 Local time
Sunday 11
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 13 13 13 15
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 10
E 15
SW 15
Wind State cross cross-
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Posties on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

South-Australia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Macdonnell, Australia, 6 km from Posties.

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Posties Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mount Gambier, 34 km from Posties.

light winds from the SE.(Wind varies from 110 to 170 degs)

Dry and cloudy
Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Posties

Overall Posties Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Tide stations nearest to Posties:

  • Closest tide station
    Port Macdonnell
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    50 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    50 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Robe (offshore)
    91 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    96 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Posties:

  • Closest ski area
    Mt Donna Buang (Australia)
    268 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Lake Mountain (Australia)
    282 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Mount Baw Baw (Australia)
    300 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Mt St Gwinear (Australia)
    303 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mount Buller (Australia)
    317 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Posties:

  • Closest city location
    Warrnambool (Australia)
    96 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Ballarat (Australia)
    178 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Geelong (Australia)
    200 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Melton (Australia)
    210 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Bendigo (Australia)
    215 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Posties is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, which is 325 km (202 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Posties is Melbourne International Airport (MEL), also in Australia, 361 km (224 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Posties, SA - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Posties sea temperature, Posties photographs, Posties detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Posties webcams, current wind from SA - East Coast live weather stations and Posties 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 Posties.