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Bells Beach - Bowl Surf Forecast / VIC – Torquay / Australia

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Thursday 27 Jan 2022 AEDT
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Bells Beach - Bowl surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bells Beach - Bowl sea temperature is 21.1 °C (Statistics for 27 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.3 max: 18.6 min: 15.8 °C)
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Bells Beach - Bowl surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Bells Beach - Bowl sea temperature is 21.1 °C (Statistics for 27 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 17.3 max: 18.6 min: 15.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Bells Beach - Bowl (light winds from the N at AireysInlet 20 km from Bells Beach - Bowl).

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20 km away, 1 h 10 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
N
23.1
21.1
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Bells Beach - Bowl this week:

The surf forecast for Bells Beach - Bowl over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Jan 27) at 11PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.2m and 5s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 11s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Bells Beach - Bowl in the next 12 days are 2.5m 8s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Feb 02) at 11PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.4m 6s period and expected on Thursday (Feb 03) at 11AM.

Wave TypeTime (AEDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)11PM (Thu 27th Jan)4ft (1.2m) 5s
Best Surf 2AM (Sun 30th Jan)2ft (0.6m) 18s
Most Powerful11PM (Wed 2nd Feb)8ft (2.5m) 8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Bells Beach - Bowl over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
Sunday
30
Monday
31
Tuesday
01
Wednesday
02
Thursday
03
Friday
04
Saturday
05
Sunday
06
Monday
07
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SSW
0.6
SE
0.3
SW
0.4
SW
0.6
SSW
0.6
SW
0.7
SW
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
1.1
SW
1.1
SW
1
SW
1
SW
0.9
SW
0.8
SW
0.9
SW
1.4
SSW
0.8
SW
1.8
SSW
2.5
S
2.5
S
0.9
SSW
1.4
SE
0.7
SW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
1.6
ESE
0.7
SW
0.6
SW
1.6
SE
1.2
ESE
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
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15
NNE
15
WSW
10
N
5
SE
25
SSW
15
SSW
15
S
20
S
10
SSE
20
SE
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
15
SE
0
N
20
SSW
30
S
25
S
25
S
30
S
25
S
20
SE
30
SE
20
ESE
20
ESE
25
SE
20
ESE
25
SE
30
ESE
30
ESE
35
ESE
40
ESE
30
ESE
30
ESE
30
SE
15
ESE
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10:27AM
0.52
11:54PM
0.42
11:01AM
0.52
1:10AM
0.41
11:44AM
0.52
2:37AM
0.41
12:38PM
0.52
4:03AM
0.42
1:46PM
0.51
5:11AM
0.44
3:05PM
0.51
6:02AM
0.46
4:25PM
0.50
6:44AM
0.48
5:37PM
0.51
7:21AM
0.50
6:41PM
0.50
7:55AM
0.52
7:39PM
0.50
8:27AM
0.53
8:32PM
0.48
8:57AM
0.53
9:22PM
0.46
5:21PM
0.09
4:59AM
0.27
6:16PM
0.07
5:47AM
0.31
7:18PM
0.05
6:48AM
0.34
8:27PM
0.04
8:09AM
0.36
9:37PM
0.03
9:40AM
0.36
10:43PM
0.02
10:59AM
0.33
11:42PM
0.02
12:04PM
0.28
12:33AM
0.04
1:00PM
0.24
1:19AM
0.06
1:50PM
0.19
2:00AM
0.09
2:36PM
0.16
2:37AM
0.13
3:19PM
0.13
3:12AM
0.17

Note: the tide data above is for Boobs which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Bells Beach - Bowl.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Bells Beach - Bowl blow from the NW

Thursday
27
Friday
28
Saturday
29
Sunday
30
Monday
31
Tuesday
01
Wednesday
02
Thursday
03
Friday
04
Saturday
05
Sunday
06
Monday
07
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Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 44mm), heaviest during Thu night. Warm (max 32°C on Thu afternoon, min 17°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 23°C on Mon afternoon, min 15°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, fresh winds from the S by Tue afternoon).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Some drizzle, heaviest during Thu morning. Very mild (max 18°C on Thu afternoon, min 15°C on Wed morning). Mainly fresh winds.

Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Mon night. Very mild (max 19°C on Mon night, min 16°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the ESE on Sun afternoon, light winds from the SE by Mon night).

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Information about the Bells Beach - Bowl Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Bells Beach - Bowl provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Bells Beach - Bowl can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Bells Beach - Bowl surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Bells Beach - Bowl) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Bells Beach - Bowl may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Bells Beach - Bowl is 26 km (16 miles) from the city of Geelong. If you plan a holiday in Torquay, look for hotels and other accommodation in Geelong. Geelong has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.