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Spooks ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Spooks Surf Guide

Spooks in Mornington Peninsula is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks consists of rights. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Watch out for dangerous rips.

Spooks Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
16.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Spooks:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Spooks 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 61% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 6% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
61%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
6%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Spooks Location Map

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

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Spooks Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 5 December 2020, 16:52 Local Time
Saturday 05
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 0.6
SW
0.6
WSW
0.5
SW
1.5
W
Period (s) 11 11 11 4
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 35
NNW 25
W 40
WNW
Wind State off cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Spooks

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

Wind History at Spooks

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

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