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Walkerville ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 1.9

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Walkerville break guidePhoto by: Gus

Walkerville Surf Guide

Walkerville on the East Coast is a reasonably exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. A right hand reef break. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for dangerous rips.

Walkerville Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
16.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Walkerville:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Walkerville with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 1% of the time in July while 3% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 96% 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).

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Interactive Walkerville 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 Walkerville is Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW) in Australia, 124 km (77 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Walkerville is Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), also in Australia, 157 km (98 miles) away.

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Walkerville Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 00:18 Local Time
Wednesday 12
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 6 6 6 5
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 20
ESE 20
E 20
Wind State on cross-

Swell History at Walkerville

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Wind History at Walkerville

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Walkerville Reviews:

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Based on 4 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s21.9
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s22.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s21.5
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s21.5
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s22.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s32.5
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Walkerville from Australia
“There are several good surf breaks around Walkerville, from Morgans Beach to the West of Cape Liptrap to the Chicken Run to the East before the Waratah Bay surf breaks open out on the sandy stretch of Waratah Bay. The Walkerville area is quite rocky and booties are a necessity. Morgans Beach holds a good five foot swell and involves a long walk in through allegedly private land. Had some good left and right handers here. Wind conditions similar to Wilsons Promontory are the best that is NE. Cape Liptrap is rarely surfed due to the climb down a majot cliff. It works on a large swell and NW-SW. Never surfed it but seen it slowly come in along the point. Bear Gully is another interestign surf spot that gets some good size and works best on a SW. Between Cape Liptrap and Bear Gully is another private access only surf break unless you want to have a long trek from the Bear Gully campsite. Between Bear Gully and Walkerville is Diggers Island which requires a good swell and works on a SW. Then comes Walkerville South which gets a good malibu wave on a massive swell and is protected from the offshore SW by massive cliffs. Telephones, The Hole and Dunnyblock are the next waves and break along a razor sharp black reef on a SW and have a bit of form and are great to surf in driving rain. Cooks Creek is the last break before the Chicken Run and then it is all sand until Wilsons Promontory granite at Darby River. I love it.”

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