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Port Fairy (East Beach) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.1
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.7
Crowds: 3.1

Overall: 3.9

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Port Fairy (East Beach) Surf Guide

Port Fairy in Far West Coast is an exposed reef and point break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. A choice of left and right reefs Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks, pollution and sharks.

Port Fairy (East Beach) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s43.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
15.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Port Fairy (East Beach):

The best conditions reported for surf at Port Fairy (East Beach) occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Port Fairy (East Beach) (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Port Fairy (East Beach) 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 1% of the time in July while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 99% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
1%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
0%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
99%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Port Fairy (East Beach) Location Map

Interactive Port Fairy (East Beach) 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 nearest passenger airport to Port Fairy is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, which is 179 km (111 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Port Fairy is Melbourne International Airport (MEL), also in Australia, 223 km (139 miles) away.

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Port Fairy (East Beach) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 01:11 Local Time
Wednesday 19
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 2.3
SW
2.1
SW
1.6
SW
1.7
SW
Period (s) 13 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NNW 20
NNW 20
NNW 25
NNW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
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off
cross-
off

Swell History at Port Fairy (East Beach)

Surf stats for Port Fairy (East Beach), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Port Fairy (East Beach)

Wind stats for Port Fairy (East Beach), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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