Victoria is the second-smallest state of Australia. It borders with New South Wales to the north and Tasman Sea to the east. The unique combination of spectacular coastline, pristine beaches, numerous national parks, dense forests and mountains attract visitors all year long and offer a plethora of activities to sport lovers. Melbourne, Victoria's capital and one of the most populous cities in Australia, lies on the Yarra River and around the shores of Port Phillip Bay.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Cronulla Pools, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia
Mark Occhilupo, the famous professional surfer and world champion made Cronulla beach a famous surf spot. The beach features a long stretch of sand, extending from Boat Harbor to North Cronulla. Cronulla Pools is appropriate for experienced surfers. The best wind direction is from the northwest, west and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast, east.
Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holds up to 2 m/6 ft. The best tide movement is falling tide and the ideal tide position is mid and high tide. In summer the wind blows offshore at 14%, in autumn the wind blows at 28%, in winter at 35% and in spring at 21%.
The best time for waves is autumn. Finally, it is a great place for surfers who hate beach crowds. Watch out for rips and rocks.