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Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.6

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Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(East Coast of Victoria, Australia)

Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory) Surf Guide

Norman Bay in Wilson Promentary is a fairly exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the east. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. The crowds in the water make a gath helmet a good idea.

Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.6
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
18.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory):

The best conditions reported for surf at Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory) 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 Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory) (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 2% of the time in January while 21% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 77% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
2%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
21%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
77%
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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Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 8 March 2021, 18:37 Local Time
MonTue
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 0.1
SW
0.3
SW
0.4
SW
0.4
SW
Period (s) 18 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 20
WSW 20
WSW 20
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
on cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory)

Surf stats for Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory)

Wind stats for Norman Bay (Wilsons Promontory), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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