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==Port Phillip Bay== ==Port Phillip Bay==
 +* St Leonards - N,NE, E SE
 +* Indented Head - N, NE, E, SE
 +* Portarlington - N, NW, NE
 +* Point Henry - N, NW, NE,W
 +* St Helens - NE, E, SE
* '''Altona Beach'''. Wind SE, SW, S (onshore). Beginners and above. * '''Altona Beach'''. Wind SE, SW, S (onshore). Beginners and above.
 +* Williamstown - S,SW,SE
* '''Sandridge Beach'''. Wind S (onshore) to SE. Small surf. Intermediate and above. * '''Sandridge Beach'''. Wind S (onshore) to SE. Small surf. Intermediate and above.
* '''Port Melbourne'''. Wind SW, S, SE. Small surf. Intermediate and above. * '''Port Melbourne'''. Wind SW, S, SE. Small surf. Intermediate and above.
* '''St Kilda'''. Wind S to SW. Beginners and above. * '''St Kilda'''. Wind S to SW. Beginners and above.
 +* Elwood - S, SW,W, NW
* '''Brighton'''. Best wind S to SW. N, NW, W (onshore) possible for advanced kiters. Reefs. * '''Brighton'''. Best wind S to SW. N, NW, W (onshore) possible for advanced kiters. Reefs.
* '''Hampton'''. Best wind S to SW. W (onshore) for advanced kiters. Small surf. * '''Hampton'''. Best wind S to SW. W (onshore) for advanced kiters. Small surf.
 +* Sandringham - S, SW, W
 +* Half Moon bay - S, SW,W
 +* Black Rock - S, SW, W
 +* Beaumauris - S, SW, SE, E
 +* Mentone- S, SW, W
 +* Parkdale - S, SW, W
 +* Mordialloc - S, SW, W, NW
* '''Aspendale/Gnotuk Ave.''' Best wind S to SE. SW (onshore) for advanced kiters. * '''Aspendale/Gnotuk Ave.''' Best wind S to SE. SW (onshore) for advanced kiters.
 +* Chelsea - SW, W, NW
 +* Bonbeach, Carrum - SW, W, NW
 +* Seaford - SW, W, NW
* '''Frankston.''' Best wind NW and SW. W (onshore) for advanced kiters. * '''Frankston.''' Best wind NW and SW. W (onshore) for advanced kiters.
 +* Mornington - N, NW
 +* Mt Martha - N, NW, W
 +* Safety Beach - W
 +* Rosebud - N, NW, NE
 +* Rye - N, NW, NE
* '''Sorrento.''' Best wind NE, NW. N (onshore) for advanced kiters * '''Sorrento.''' Best wind NE, NW. N (onshore) for advanced kiters

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Kitesurfing near HMAS Cerberus
Kitesurfing near HMAS Cerberus

Victorian kitesurfing locations are many and varied. This article provides a summary of locations, their best wind direction, and links to other information.

Contents

Port Phillip Bay

  • St Leonards - N,NE, E SE
  • Indented Head - N, NE, E, SE
  • Portarlington - N, NW, NE
  • Point Henry - N, NW, NE,W
  • St Helens - NE, E, SE
  • Altona Beach. Wind SE, SW, S (onshore). Beginners and above.
  • Williamstown - S,SW,SE
  • Sandridge Beach. Wind S (onshore) to SE. Small surf. Intermediate and above.
  • Port Melbourne. Wind SW, S, SE. Small surf. Intermediate and above.
  • St Kilda. Wind S to SW. Beginners and above.
  • Elwood - S, SW,W, NW
  • Brighton. Best wind S to SW. N, NW, W (onshore) possible for advanced kiters. Reefs.
  • Hampton. Best wind S to SW. W (onshore) for advanced kiters. Small surf.
  • Sandringham - S, SW, W
  • Half Moon bay - S, SW,W
  • Black Rock - S, SW, W
  • Beaumauris - S, SW, SE, E
  • Mentone- S, SW, W
  • Parkdale - S, SW, W
  • Mordialloc - S, SW, W, NW
  • Aspendale/Gnotuk Ave. Best wind S to SE. SW (onshore) for advanced kiters.
  • Chelsea - SW, W, NW
  • Bonbeach, Carrum - SW, W, NW
  • Seaford - SW, W, NW
  • Frankston. Best wind NW and SW. W (onshore) for advanced kiters.
  • Mornington - N, NW
  • Mt Martha - N, NW, W
  • Safety Beach - W
  • Rosebud - N, NW, NE
  • Rye - N, NW, NE
  • Sorrento. Best wind NE, NW. N (onshore) for advanced kiters

West coast

  • Torquay. Wind SW or S. SE is onshore. Surf.
  • 13th Beach. Wind SW or SE. S is onshore. Surf.
  • Ocean Grove. Wind SW or S. SE is onshore. Surf.

East coast

  • Portsea Back Beach. Wind W or S. SW is onshore.
    • The Mornington Peninsula back beaches are not for the faint hearted or beginner.
    • Warning: big surf.
  • Inverloch (inlet). Wind SW, SE. S (onshore) for advanced kiters.
  • Inverloch (bar). Wind SE, SW, S (onshore)
  • Sandy Point (inlet). All wind directions possible.
    • WSW & E/NE work best on speed courses
    • SE & N work best for waves
    • This is a long day trip from Melbourne.

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