13th Beach (Melbourne)


Continental Area Australia & Pacific
Country Area Australia
Country Area Region VIC
Country Area Region Zone Melbourne West
Surf Spot 13th Beach (Melbourne) Surf Spot
Surfing Skill Level Pro level
Best Board Type Longboard
Reputation Messy
Paddle Out Conditions TBD
Surf's Up Frequency A rare sight - handful of days/year
Direction Right and Left
Type Sandbar
Bottom Sandy with Rocks
Power Ordinary, Powerless
Average Length Quickies, < 50 meters
Best Length Average, 50 to 150 meters
Minimum Workable Height 3-5 ft/1-1.5 m
Maxes Out at this Height 10 ft+/3 m+
Good Swell Direction SouthWest, South
Good Wind Direction North, NorthWest, NorthEast
Best Tide Position Mid and High Tide
Best Tide Movement Rising and Falling Tides
Crowds - Week Few Surfers
Crowds - Weekends Crowded
Water Quality/Cleanliness TBD
Hazards to Avoid Localism, Pollution, Rips/Undertow, Rocks
Best Season TBD

Surf Suit Type

January/February Full Suit 2/Spring Suit
March/April Full Suit 2/Spring Suit
May/June Full Suit 4/3
July/August Full Suit 4/3
September/October Full Suit 4/3
November/December Full Suit 3/2

Water Temp

January/February 17°C | 63°F
March/April 18°C | 64°F
May/June 14°C | 57°F
July/August 13°C | 55°F
September/October 13°C | 55°F
November/December 15°C | 59°F

Air Temp

January/February 20°C | 68°F
March/April 17°C | 63°F
May/June 13°C | 56°F
July/August 9°C | 49°F
September/October 12°C | 54°F
November/December 17°C | 62°F


January/February Partly Cloudy/Sunny
March/April Partly Cloudy/Sunny
May/June Partly Cloudy/Sunny
July/August Partly Cloudy/Sunny
September/October Partly Cloudy/Sunny
November/December Partly Cloudy/Sunny