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Wonthaggi ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 2.6

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Wonthaggi Spot ID

shreden, Wonthaggi photo


Photo credit: George

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind ENE

Sea Temperature Today is: 12.7 °C

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Friday, 23 August 2019, 12:09 Local time
Friday 23
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 20
NW 30
NNW 35
Wind State cross cross-
cross cross

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Wonthaggi on the East Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kilcunda, 7 km from Wonthaggi.

IS AT (local time)

Wonthaggi Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wonthaggi, 8 km from Wonthaggi.

light winds from the NNW

Clear skies
Air temperature
8.9 °C

Current weather near Wonthaggi

Overall Wonthaggi Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Wonthaggi:


  • The closest passenger airport to Wonthaggi is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 77 km (48 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wonthaggi is Avalon Airport (AVV), also in Australia, 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Third is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) in Australia, 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Australia is 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Wonthaggi and is 308 km (191 miles) away.
Wonthaggi break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Wonthaggi, VIC - East Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Wonthaggi sea temperature, Wonthaggi photographs, Wonthaggi detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wonthaggi webcams, current wind from VIC - East Coast live weather stations and Wonthaggi 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 Wonthaggi.