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Posties ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.5

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Posties Surf Guide

Posties on the East Coast is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around high tide when the tide is rising. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Posties Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Posties:

The best conditions reported for surf at Posties 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 Posties (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Posties with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 40% of the time in June while 60% 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).

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Interactive Posties 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 Posties is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, which is 325 km (202 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Posties is Melbourne International Airport (MEL), also in Australia, 361 km (224 miles) away.

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Posties Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 08:48 Local Time
Tuesday 20
Wave (m) 4.5
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 30
SSW 30
SSW 30
Wind State on cross-

Swell History at Posties

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

Wind History at Posties

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

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