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Altona Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.5
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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Altona Pier Surf Guide

Altona Pier in Torquay is an exposed beach break Works best in offshore winds from the north. The location means that groundswells are unknown and the best wave direction is from the south. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Altona Pier Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
19.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Altona Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Altona Pier occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

Explore Altona Pier Location Map

Interactive Altona Pier surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Altona Pier is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) in Australia, 17 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Altona Pier is Melbourne International Airport (MEL), also in Australia, 22 km (14 miles) away.

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Altona Pier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 5 March 2021, 13:00 Local Time
Friday 05
Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 25
SSE 20
S 20
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Swell History at Altona Pier

Surf stats for Altona Pier, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Altona Pier

Wind stats for Altona Pier, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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