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Eagles Nest ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Eagles Nest break guidePhoto by: Graham

Eagles Nest Surf Guide

Eagles Nest on the East Coast is a fairly exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

Eagles Nest Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Eagles Nest:

The best conditions reported for surf at Eagles Nest occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Eagles Nest with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in August while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
35%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Eagles Nest Location Map

Interactive Eagles Nest 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 Eagles Nest is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 92 km (57 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Eagles Nest is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), also in Australia, 125 km (78 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Eagles Nest Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 8 May 2021, 19:57 Local Time
SatSun
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SW
0.7
SW
1.1
SW
1.4
SW
Period (s) 14 17 16 18
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 10
SW 5
W 5
NW
Wind State cross cross-
on
glass cross-
off

Swell History at Eagles Nest

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

Wind History at Eagles Nest

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

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    Reliability: fairly consistent
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