Surfing in Spooks, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria Australia

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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 extreme sports lovers.

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 spots all along this section. Spooks is a little-known reef break. The best wind direction is from the north, northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the southwest. The site is appropriate for experienced surfers only.

The best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is low and mid tide. 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. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 66%, in autumn the wind blows at 58%, in winter at 60% and in spring at 67%. Last but not least, the peninsula is famous for the variety of beaches and water-sports, the wineries and the mazes. Note: watch out for rips.