Another section of Thirteenth Beach off the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Clubbies is a somewhat decent section of the beach with a sandy bottom. Named for the Surf Life Saving Club (Creative I know) that sits on the sand in front of the spot, the waves here are pretty easy to surf and can break for up to 50 meters, providing the usual beach break experience.
What are the best surf conditions for Thirteenth Beach – Clubbies?
Gets good between wast high to overhead. We recommend riding your longboard or standard shortboard if the size picks up. Clubbies can accommodate any skill level depending on the bars and conditions. The surf here is consistent (7/10) and does get busy on weekends and holidays (5/10). The best winds for Clubbies are Northeast and it works best on medium to low tides. The best swell direction is from the Southwest.
We recommend wearing a 3/2 wetsuit in summer with the warmest water temperature a brisk 16 degrees in February. In winter we recommend wearing a 4/3 wetsuit with temps being a brisk 12 degrees! See the temperature chart below for more data on this.
50M LONG WAVE
Beach break OVER Sand BOTTOM