Victoria is the second-smallest state of Australia. It faces 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.
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Surfing in Kegs, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia
Mornington Peninsula lies to the southeast of Melbourne, Victoria’s capital city. It is surrounded by Western Port to the east and Port Phillips to the west.
There is a vast number of great surf sites all along this section. Kegs is an exposed beach break next to Rye Ocean beach. This spot can provide with waves at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northeast, north and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest, west. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft.
The best tide movement is rising tide and the ideal tide position is mid and high tides. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 66%, in autumn the wind blows at 58%, in winter at 60% and in spring at 67%. The site is suitable for novice and advanced surfers alike. Kegs is the ideal place for surfers who hate beach crowds. Finally, apart from surfing you can also explore the peninsula which is famous for the variety of beaches, the wineries and the mazes. Note: watch out for rips.