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Wye River ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.7

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Wye River

Photo credit: Johannes Huntjens

Type: river/reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind NNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.6 °C

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 18:03 Local time
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Wave (m) 3.0
WSW
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Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
WNW 5
NNW 5
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Wye River in Cape Otway is a quite exposed river/reef break that has quite consistent surf. Spring and Summer provide the optimum conditions. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks favour rights as well as a right hand reef break.. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. Sometimes crowded. Beware of crowds and rocks.

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Boneyards, 6 km from Wye River.

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Wye River Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Geelong, 25 km from Wye River.

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Overall Wye River Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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  • The closest passenger airport to Wye River is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 83 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wye River is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), also in Australia, 129 km (80 miles) away.
  • Third is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) in Australia, 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Australia is 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Wye River and is 394 km (245 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Wye River, VIC - Cape Otway. Use the tab navigation above to view Wye River sea temperature, Wye River photographs, Wye River detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wye River webcams, current wind from VIC - Cape Otway live weather stations and Wye River 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 Wye River.


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