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Gunnamatta Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.7
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.5

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Gunnamatta Beach break guidePhoto by: V.BIDA

Gunnamatta Beach Surf Guide

Gunnamatta Beach in Mornington Peninsula is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rips and sharks.

Gunnamatta Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Gunnamatta Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Gunnamatta Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 34% of the time in April while 61% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
34%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
61%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
5%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Gunnamatta Beach Location Map

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

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Gunnamatta Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 5 December 2020, 16:58 Local Time
Saturday 05
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SW
0.6
WSW
0.5
SW
1.5
W
Period (s) 11 11 11 4
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 35
NNW 35
W 50
WNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on

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Swell History at Gunnamatta Beach

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Wind History at Gunnamatta Beach

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