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Dunedin - Bobs Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.7

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Dunedin - Bobs Beach Surf Guide

Bobs Beach in Dunedin is an exposed point break that has quite reliable surf Works best in offshore winds from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Best around low tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Take care of sharks/rips.

Dunedin - Bobs Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dunedin - Bobs Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dunedin - Bobs Beach occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Dunedin - Bobs Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dunedin - Bobs Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 52% of the time in June while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 24% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
52%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
24%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dunedin - Bobs Beach Location Map

Interactive Dunedin - Bobs Beach 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 Dunedin - Bobs Beach is Dunedin Airport (DUD) in New Zealand, 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dunedin - Bobs Beach is Alexandra Airport (ALR), also in New Zealand, 117 km (73 miles) away.

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Dunedin - Bobs Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 21:15 Local Time
MonTuesday 20
9PM0AM3AM6AM
Wave (m) 1.9
SSW
1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SSW
Period (s) 16 16 15 15
Wind (km/h) 10
WNW 5
NW 5
NW 5
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Dunedin - Bobs Beach

Surf stats for Dunedin - Bobs Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Dunedin - Bobs Beach

Wind stats for Dunedin - Bobs Beach, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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