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 The Wall, 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 Harbour to North Cronulla. The Wall lies in the north of the flags. It is appropriate for novice and advanced surfers alike. The best wind direction is from the north, northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the northwest, northeast.
Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and holds up to 2.5 m/8 ft. The best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is all tides. In summer the wind blows offshore at 11%, in autumn the wind blows at 30%, in winter at 44% and in spring at 18%. The best period for surfing is in summer or early autumn because the average water temperature is 21°C/69.8°F. Watch out for rips.
Finally, visitors can enjoy the magnificent view of the sea in one of the many cafes and restaurants that lie on the streets around the beach.