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Quarantine Surf Guide

Quarantine in Mornington Peninsula is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest.Surfers ride left hand point. Sometimes crowded. Be wary of rips - they make surfing here dangerous.

Quarantine Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
11.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Quarantine:

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

januaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Quarantine with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 31% of the time in January while 60% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% 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 Quarantine Location Map

Interactive Quarantine 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 Quarantine is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Quarantine is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), also in Australia, 54 km (34 miles) away.

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Quarantine Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 19 August 2022, 12:17 Local Time
Friday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 14 12 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State on cross-

Swell History at Quarantine

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

Wind History at Quarantine

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

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