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St George River ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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St George River Surf Guide

St George River in Cape Otway is a fairly exposed reef and point break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southwest. A right hand reef Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

St George River Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef and pointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
15.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing St George River:

The best conditions reported for surf at St George River occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf St George River (for consistent clean waves)?

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing St George River with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 36% of the time in August while 13% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 51% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
36%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
13%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
51%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore St George River Location Map

Interactive St George River 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 St George River is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 72 km (45 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to St George River is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), also in Australia, 118 km (73 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
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St George River Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 14:16 Local Time
Friday 14
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 4.0
SW
3.5
SW
4.0
SW
4.0
SW
Period (s) 13 13 16 16
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 20
W 20
W 20
W
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
off cross-
off

Swell History at St George River

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

Wind History at St George River

Wind stats for St George River, 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 St George River. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reefReef and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redRiver/point
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon reef  redRiver/reef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    12km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.1
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    14km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To St George River: