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Flynns Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.3
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.9

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Flynns Reef Surf Guide

Flynns Reef in Phillip Island is a fairly exposed reef break that usually has waves. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the east. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. A right hand reef break. Best around high tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for rocks, locals and sharks.

Flynns Reef Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
15.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Flynns Reef:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Flynns Reef with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in March while 34% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 54% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
12%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
34%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
54%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Flynns Reef 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 Flynns Reef is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Flynns Reef is Avalon Airport (AVV), also in Australia, 78 km (48 miles) away.

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Flynns Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 07:45 Local Time
Monday 17
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 2.4
SW
3.0
SW
2.5
WSW
2.3
WSW
Period (s) 17 18 18 17
Wind (km/h) 35
SW 30
SW 30
SW 25
SW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
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on
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on

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Swell History at Flynns Reef

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Wind History at Flynns Reef

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