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Centreside Surf Guide

Centreside in Torquay is an exposed reef and point break that has dependable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Centreside Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
17.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Centreside:

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

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Centreside (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Centreside with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 61% of the time in July while 28% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
61%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
28%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
11%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Centreside Location Map

Interactive Centreside 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 Centreside is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 41 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Centreside is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), also in Australia, 84 km (52 miles) away.

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Centreside Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 07:24 Local Time
Monday 19
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 1.8
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.6
SW
Period (s) 16 15 15 14
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 20
NW 20
WNW 15
NW
Wind State off off cross-
off
off

Swell History at Centreside

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

Wind History at Centreside

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

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