Peninsula Surf Hotspots

Peninsula Surf Hotspots

While Summer is almost over, we are trying to grab every opportunity to enjoy the good weather. Catching some sweet waves is a great way to make the most of this season. This article shows some of the Peninsula surf hotspots.

Portsea Back Beach

Portsea Back Beach

Portsea Back Beach is an exposed beach break that has very consistent waves all year round. The best wind direction is from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. The beach break provides left and right handers.
Directions here

Click on the link below for more surf information:
https://www.surf-forecast.com/breaks/Portsea-Back-Beach

St Andrews Beach

Saint Andrew Beach

St Andrews Beach is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf, although Summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds come from the northeast. Groundswells are more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights.
Directions here

Click on the link below for more surf information:
https://www.surf-forecast.com/breaks/St-Andrews-Beach

Gunnamatta Beach

Gunnamatta Beach
Photo credit Cliff Connell

Gunnamatta Beach, located in Fingal, is an exposed beach break that has pretty consistent surf, although Summer tends to be mostly flat. The surf is best during offshore winds from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide.
Directions here

Click on the link below for more surf information:
https://www.surf-forecast.com/breaks/Gunnamatta-Beach

Cape Schanck 

Cape Schanck
Photo credit Antoine Bellavance

Cape Schanck is a fairly exposed reef break that has reliable surf, although Summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the northeast. Waves are just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. A reef breaks left. Best around low tide.
Directions here

Click on the link below for more surf information:
https://www.surf-forecast.com/breaks/Cape-Schanck

Meanos

Meanos
Photo credit Cliff Connell

Meanos is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf, although Summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the north. The beach tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. There are left and right breaking reefs.
Directions here

Click on the link below for more surf information:
https://www.surf-forecast.com/breaks/Meanos

Point Leo Surf Beach

Point Leo
Photo credit Sodders

Point Leo is a fairly exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The right hand reef break is better than the left and best around mid tide. It can be crowded.
Directions here

Click on the link below for more surf information:
https://www.surf-forecast.com/breaks/Point-Leo

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The Mornington Peninsula offers a vast variety of outdoor experiences for those seeking adventure and fun. Enjoy days spent wandering through wineries, hiking picturesque trails, snorkeling, fishing, camping and surfing. Whether you are settling down or visiting, the Peninsula is an excellent alternative to Melbourne’s hustle and bustle.

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