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Point Ronald and Princetown Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Far West of Victoria, Australia)

Point Ronald and Princetown Surf Guide

Point Ronald and Princetown in Far West Coast is an exposed river break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The river break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for rips and sharks.

Point Ronald and Princetown Spot Info

Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Point Ronald and Princetown:

The best conditions reported for surf at Point Ronald and Princetown occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Point Ronald and Princetown (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Point Ronald and Princetown with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in April while 67% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% 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 Point Ronald and Princetown Location Map

Interactive Point Ronald and Princetown 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 Point Ronald and Princetown is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 136 km (84 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Point Ronald and Princetown is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), also in Australia, 187 km (116 miles) away.

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Point Ronald and Princetown Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 7 December 2022, 08:33 Local Time
Wednesday 07
Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 19 18 16
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on on cross-

Swell History at Point Ronald and Princetown

Surf stats for Point Ronald and Princetown, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Point Ronald and Princetown

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Point Ronald and Princetown. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away
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    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    8km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    13km away
    • Icon reef  redReef/bombora
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: inconsistent
    14km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    24km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Point Ronald and Princetown: