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Gunnery ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 2.8

Overall: 3.4

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Gunnery Surf Guide

Gunnery in Mornington Peninsula is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the north. 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 tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Gunnery Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Gunnery:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Gunnery with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in May while 50% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
48%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
50%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Gunnery Location Map

Interactive Gunnery 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 Gunnery is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 57 km (35 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Gunnery is Avalon Airport (AVV), also in Australia, 69 km (43 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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Gunnery Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 22 April 2021, 21:07 Local Time
ThuFri
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 3.5
WSW
3.5
SW
4.0
SW
4.0
SW
Period (s) 18 19 19 18
Wind (km/h) 35
W 35
W 30
W 30
W
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Gunnery

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

Wind History at Gunnery

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

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    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away

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