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Kilcunda ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.6

Overall: 3.6

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Kilcunda break guidePhoto by: Fraser Pester

Kilcunda Surf Guide

Kilcunda on the East Coast is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves together with both left and right hand reef breaks offshore.. Rarely crowded here. Hazards include rips, rocks and sharks.

Kilcunda Spot Info

Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kilcunda:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Kilcunda 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 17% of the time in August while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 31% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kilcunda Location Map

Interactive Kilcunda 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 Kilcunda is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 71 km (44 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kilcunda is Avalon Airport (AVV), also in Australia, 103 km (64 miles) away.

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Kilcunda Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 06:37 Local Time
Friday 26
Wave (m) 2.0
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 20
SW 20
SW 20
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Kilcunda

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Wind History at Kilcunda

Wind stats for Kilcunda, 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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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: very consistent
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    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
    10km away

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