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Victor Harbour (Shark Alley) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.8
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Victor Harbour (Shark Alley) Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(South Australia – East Coast)

Victor Harbour (Shark Alley) break guidePhoto by: clayman

Victor Harbour (Shark Alley) Surf Guide

Victor Harbour in Adelaide is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the north. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rocks and sharks.

Victor Harbour (Shark Alley) Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  reefReefIcon  s33.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
13.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Victor Harbour (Shark Alley):

The best conditions reported for surf at Victor Harbour (Shark Alley) occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Victor Harbour (Shark Alley) (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Victor Harbour (Shark Alley) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 7% of the time in April while 10% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 83% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
7%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
10%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
83%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Victor Harbour (Shark Alley) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 28 September 2020, 15:49 Local Time
Monday 28
12:30PM3:30PM6:30PM9:30PM
Wave (m) 1.3
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 20
ENE 15
ENE 15
NE
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at Victor Harbour (Shark Alley)

Surf stats for Victor Harbour (Shark Alley), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Victor Harbour (Shark Alley)

Wind stats for Victor Harbour (Shark Alley), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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    • Icon  beachBeach and reef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
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    • Icon  reefReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: rarely breaks
    4km away
    • Icon  reefReef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon  beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away
    • Icon  beachBeach and reef
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    7km away

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