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Torquay Front Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.8

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Torquay Front Beach Surf Guide

Torquay Front Beach in Torquay is a sheltered beach break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Localism.

Torquay Front Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
18.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Torquay Front Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Torquay Front Beach occur when a North-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Torquay Front Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Torquay Front Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 100% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
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
100%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Torquay Front Beach Location Map

Interactive Torquay Front 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 closest passenger airport to Torquay Front Beach is Avalon Airport (AVV) in Australia, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Torquay Front Beach is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), also in Australia, 79 km (49 miles) away.

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Torquay Front Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 4 March 2021, 09:09 Local Time
Thursday 04
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
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-
Period (s) 6 6 - -
Wind (km/h) 10
W 15
W 20
WSW 20
WSW
Wind State off cross-
off
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off
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off

Swell History at Torquay Front Beach

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

Wind History at Torquay Front Beach

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

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