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Raffs Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Raffs Beach Spot ID

Ocean Grove - main, Raffs Beach photo

Raffs Beach

Photo credit: Darren Evans

Ocean Grove, Raffs Beach photo

Raffs Beach

Photo credit: Darren Evans

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.8 °C

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Thursday, 27 September 2018, 00:42 Local time
Thursday 27
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 12 12 11 15
Wind (km/h) 10
N 15
NNE 20
N 20
Wind State off off off off

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Raffs Beach in Qeenscliff is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for rocks.

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Phillip Heads, Australia, 10 km from Raffs Beach.

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Raffs Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Geelong, 12 km from Raffs Beach.


Air temperature
9 °C

Current weather near Raffs Beach

Overall Raffs Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Raffs Beach is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Raffs Beach is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), also in Australia, 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Third is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) in Australia, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Australia is 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Raffs Beach and is 329 km (204 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Raffs Beach, VIC - Torquay. Use the tab navigation above to view Raffs Beach sea temperature, Raffs Beach photographs, Raffs Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Raffs Beach webcams, current wind from VIC - Torquay live weather stations and Raffs Beach 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 Raffs Beach.