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

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The Well Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Far West of Victoria, Australia)

smooth, The Well photo

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The Well Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.9 °C

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Sunday, 29 March 2015, 15:24 Local time

Sunday 29
2PM 5PM 8PM 11PM
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
W 20
SW 15
SW 10
Wind State cross-

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The Well in Far West of Victoria is an exposed reef break that has fairly 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 angle is from the south. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include rips, rocks and sharks.

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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 Allansford, 35 km from The Well.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
22 °C

Current weather near The Well

Overall The Well Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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The Well Location Maps

The Well Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Well:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Massacres 1 mi
Second closest break Bay of Martyrs 2 mi
Third closest break Easter Reef 9 mi
Fourth closest break The Jetty 9 mi
Fifth closest break Gibson Steps 12 mi

Wave buoys nearest to The Well:

Closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 5437 mi
Second closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 5467 mi
Third closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 5595 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 5651 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 5975 mi

Tide stations nearest to The Well:

Closest tide station Port Campbell 7 mi
Second closest tide station Warrnambool 15 mi
Third closest tide station Warrnambool 26 mi
Fourth closest tide station Apollo Bay 44 mi
Fifth closest tide station Loutit Bay 60 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to The Well:

Closest ski area Mt Donna Buang (Australia) 164 mi
Second closest ski area Lake Mountain (Australia) 181 mi
Third closest ski area Mount Baw Baw (Australia) 192 mi
Fourth closest ski area Mt St Gwinear (Australia) 195 mi
Fifth closest ski area Mount Buller (Australia) 219 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to The Well:

Closest city location Warrnambool (Australia) 26 mi
Second closest city location Geelong West (Australia) 86 mi
Third closest city location Geelong (Australia) 89 mi
Fourth closest city location Ballarat (Australia) 92 mi
Fifth closest city location Hoppers Crossing (Australia) 111 mi
  • 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.
The Well break location map and break info
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.


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