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Pines ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.4
Crowds: 1.3

Overall: 3.0

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Pines Surf Guide

Pines in Mornington Peninsula is a reasonably exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Best around high tide. Often Crowded. Hazards include rocks and sharks.

Pines Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pines:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pines 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 35% of the time in August while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 36% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
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
36%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pines Location Map

Interactive Pines 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 Pines is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pines is Avalon Airport (AVV), also in Australia, 68 km (42 miles) away.

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Pines Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 14:07 Local Time
Wednesday 21
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 1.9
SW
1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.5
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
W 10
NW 15
WSW 25
NW
Wind State cross-
off
off cross cross-
off

Swell History at Pines

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

Wind History at Pines

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

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