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Jarosite Reef Surf Guide

Jarosite Reef in Torquay is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the northwest with some shelter here from southwest winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Jarosite Reef Spot Info

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

Surfing Jarosite Reef:

The best conditions reported for surf at Jarosite Reef 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 Jarosite Reef (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Jarosite Reef 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 60% of the time in July while 29% 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
60%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
29%
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).

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Interactive Jarosite 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 Jarosite Reef is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Jarosite Reef is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), also in Australia, 85 km (53 miles) away.

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Jarosite Reef Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 06:02 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 Jarosite Reef

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

Wind History at Jarosite Reef

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

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