- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia
Mornington Peninsula lies to 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. Cape Schanck is located between Flinders and Gunna. This spot is an exposed reef break that offers reliable conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast.
Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1.5 m-2 m /5 ft-6 ft and holds up to 4 m/12 ft. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 2%, in autumn the wind blows at 1.8%, in winter at 3% and in spring at 0.8%. The site is suitable for experienced surfers only. It is recommended not go alone, as it is a remote location. Note: watch out for sharks, rocks and urchins.