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Victorian Bay, Beach and Ocean conditions

Port Phillip Bay data

Current Port Phillip Bay data

Current details about Port Phillip Bay, including:
  • air & water temperatures
  • wind direction & speed at various points around the bay
Port Phillip Bay water temperature

Port Phillip Bay water temperature

Graph of Port Phillip Bay (north, mid & south) and Bass Strait ocean water temperatures.
Bass Strait sea surface temperatures

Bass Strait sea surface temp map

A map of 6-day water temperatures in Bass Strait, including Port Phillip and Westernport Bays.
Westernport Bay water temperature

Westernport Bay water temperature

Graph of Westernport Bay (north, mid & south) and Bass Strait ocean water temperatures.
Port of Melbourne

Wave buoy at Point Nepean

The Port of Melbourne site has a link to view the current swell height and water temperature in Bass Strait off Portsea.
Bass Strait Wave Buoys

Bass Strait Wave Buoys

This is a project to set up a network of wave buoys along the Victorian coast to allow models to be built of how climate change will affect Victoria's future wave climate.


Swellnet provides very accurate swell & surf forecasts and also has live webcams at various beaches around Australia.
Trigger Brothers surfshop

Trigger Brothers surfshop

The Trigger Brothers surfshop. This has live webcams at Point Leo, Sorrento back beach, Lorne, Torquay, Flinders & Gunnamatta so you can see what it's like out there.
Victorian EPA beach report

Victorian EPA beach report

Check how clean the beach is before going there.
Clean Ocean

Clean Ocean Foundation

Stop dumping waste and sewerage in our oceans. Also has some useful info and links.

Bass Strait water temperatures

This graph shows the water temperature through the year in Bass Strait. This was based on figures from 2000 to 2010 from Andrew Watkins' excellent site at The low and high lines show the coldest and warmest temperatures over the sample period.

Andrew has a more detailed version on his BAYWX website.

Bass Strait water temperature graph

Other useful Open Water Swimming pages

If you didn't find what you were looking for on this page, or would like to browse for more information about open water swimming or beach & water conditions, try these pages:

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