Smiths Beach Spot ID
Type: beach and point
Best: Swell S | Wind N
Sea Temperature Today is: 20.8 °C
Smiths Beach in Phillip Island is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights and in addition, there is also a left hand point break. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rocks, rips and sharks.
For Phillip Island, 3 km from Smiths Beach.
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At Island Dreams Phillip Island Cowes wx, 7 km from Smiths Beach.
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Overall Smiths Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January
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- The closest passenger airport to Smiths Beach is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 61 km (38 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Smiths Beach is Avalon Airport (AVV), also in Australia, 86 km (53 miles) away.
- Third is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) in Australia, 92 km (57 miles) away.
- Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Australia is 99 km (61 miles) away.
- Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Smiths Beach and is 310 km (193 miles) away.
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