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The Well ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.3

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The Well Spot ID

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The Well

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.9 °C

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 07:15 Local time
Wednesday 26
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 14 14 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 10
Wind State cross-
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The Well in Far West Coast is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. A right hand reef break. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bay of Martyrs, 3 km from The Well.

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The Well Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Timboon West Victoria wx, 11 km from The Well.


Air temperature
4.2 °C

Current weather near The Well

Overall The Well Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to The Well is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, which is 153 km (95 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to The Well is Melbourne International Airport (MEL), also in Australia, 201 km (125 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Well, VIC - Far West. Use the tab navigation above to view The Well sea temperature, The Well photographs, The Well detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Well webcams, current wind from VIC - Far West live weather stations and The Well 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 The Well.