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RE: Closest surf beach to melbourne« Reply #1 on: March 07 2008 15:03:00 »
depends on where you live in melbourne....
western or northern suburbs - probably 13th beach or ocean grove
eastern or south eastern suburbs - rye/gunnamatta...
living in melbourne you are spoilt for opportunity eg- if its easterly you can go to the island etc and get plenty of waves, westerly go to the west coast...
Because of that I rarely surf an onshore wave-sweet....
RE: Closest surf beach to melbourne« Reply #2 on: March 07 2008 18:03:00 »
I think St Kilda is the closest to the city. I love the trams in Melbourne but tried to live in the place for 3 months and couldn't really handle the place.
It may have it's alternate culture somewhere but I couldn't find it. It wasn't really the friendliest of places.
Make the best of antwhere and you get something.
RE: Closest surf beach to melbourne« Reply #3 on: March 17 2008 17:03:00 »
thanks for the infornmation. 13 beach could be like 50 minutes to melbourne is you leave in melbourne east? i am a surfer from perú !!
RE: Closest surf beach to melbourne« Reply #4 on: April 12 2008 00:04:00 »
i wish there was a surf beach in melbourne!! ocean grove is a little too far!?
RE: Closest surf beach to melbourne« Reply #5 on: April 13 2008 14:04:00 »
i surf at ocean grove and 13th pretty regular, i used to live in st kilda and it takes about 1 hour leaving at a good time of the day, 6.00am or so.
RE: Closest surf beach to melbourne« Reply #6 on: May 02 2008 06:05:00 »
hang about, i surfed the bay 2-3 weeks back on a 40 knot north westerly. 2 metre right handers peeling ever so sweet. walked up the peir and jumped in caught my waves to shore walked up the pier and so forth. no paddling out. no one out there but me.where is it?if i told you you wouldnt believe and i hope you dont find out1
RE: Closest surf beach to melbourne« Reply #7 on: May 05 2008 02:05:00 »
possos is the closest from the west gate.exactly 65 minutes if no traffic.