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Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(East Coast of Victoria, Australia)

Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) Surf Guide

Buckleys Reef in Wilson Promentary is a sheltered reef break that has consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the east northeast. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take special care here if it gets very crowded.

Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
15.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory):

The best conditions reported for surf at Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the East-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 6% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 94% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
6%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
94%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) Location Map

Interactive Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) 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 Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 151 km (94 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), also in Australia, 184 km (114 miles) away.

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Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 23 May 2022, 04:16 Local Time
Monday 23
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m)
0.4
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
0.5
SW
Period (s) 15 15 15 15
Wind (km/h)
5
5
5
10
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory)

Surf stats for Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory)

Wind stats for Buckleys Reef (Wilsons Promontory), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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