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Apollo Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.1
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.7
Crowds: 3.4

Overall: 3.7

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Apollo Bay break guidePhoto by: Johannes Huntjens

Apollo Bay Surf Guide

Apollo Bay in Cape Otway is a fairly exposed beach and point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves Best around low tide when the tide is rising. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Overcrowding can even make surfing hazardous.

Apollo Bay Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent14.4°C

Surfing Apollo Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Apollo Bay occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

Victoria wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Apollo Bay sea temperature, Apollo Bay photographs, Apollo Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Apollo Bay webcams, current wind from VIC - Cape Otway live weather stations and Apollo Bay 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 Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay Surf:

Saturday, 30 May 2020, 20:38 Local time
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 25
N 25
NNW 30
NNW 25
Wind State cross cross-

Tide Times:

For Apollo Bay, Australia, 1 km from Apollo Bay.

IS AT (local time)

Apollo Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CapeOtway(lgt-h), 18 km from Apollo Bay.

moderate winds from the N

Air temperature
14.7 °C

Current weather near Apollo Bay

Overall Apollo Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Apollo Bay: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Apollo Bay: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Apollo Bay photo

Apollo Bay

Photo credit: stephenorr1

Ready to go!, Apollo Bay photo

Apollo Bay

Photo credit: Johannes Huntjens

Apollo Bay Location Maps

Apollo Bay Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to VIC - Cape Otway surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Apollo Bay

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Apollo Bay:

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Wave buoys nearest to Apollo Bay:

Tide stations nearest to Apollo Bay:

  • Closest tide station
    Apollo Bay
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Loutit Bay
    22 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Port Campbell
    37 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    53 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    57 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Apollo Bay is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 106 km (66 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Apollo Bay is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), also in Australia, 152 km (94 miles) away.
  • Third is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB) in Australia, 157 km (98 miles) away.
  • Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in Australia is 158 km (98 miles) away.
  • Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Apollo Bay and is 417 km (259 miles) away.
Apollo Bay break location map and break info