Spots River surfing in Graz on the river Mur at the Hauptbrücke (main bridge).

Published on October 13th, 2012 | by RB Team

Photo by jakobhuerner @ flickr |  0

Hauptbrücke Graz

The classic summer surf spot in Graz directly under the main bridge. Many tourists watching from above and a beach cafe on the river bank (with sand and music) make you feel like being on vacation.

Spot Details

Country: Austria
Nearest town/city: Graz
River: Mur

Address

  • Erzherzog-Johann-Brücke, 8010 Graz, Austria

Directions

  • Spot is located under the bridge on the eastern river bank – just walk down the stairs.

Nearest Surfshops

  • Surf Service Graz | Blue Tomato

GPS Coords

  • Latitude: 47.0707207
  • Longitude: 15.4350109

Spot Location

Wave Details

Characteristics

  • Good wave for beginners and intermediate surfers.
    Entry without rope difficult, but not impossible.

Conditions

  • Surfable water levels 340-360cm.

Dangers

  • The rope. The rope. The rope.
    The rocks in the middle of the river.

Tips

  • Ask locals how to surf the wave and to learn about safety issues.
    Best surfed with fat shortboards or Mini-Malibus up to 6’8.
    If this is your first try on the Mur, enter the river well above the spot.

River Gauge

Hauptbrücke Graz Photos

    Bowl, Hauptbrücke GrazRiver surfing in Graz on the river Mur at the Hauptbrücke (main bridge).

Graz Weather Forecast

Today Thursday
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 7:00 PM CEST on June 28, 2017
Partly Cloudy

28°/17°

It is forcast to be Clear at 7:00 PM CEST on June 29, 2017
Clear

26°/13°

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Alternatives

Hauptbrücke is a nice spot for summer sessions, but flat in winter. At high tide go to Radetzky wave, which is a much more powerful, faster and bigger wave — located just two bridges further downstream (5 minutes walk along the river bank).

Spot Credits

Spot shared by: Thomas Muster
Spot details consolidated by: Max Muster

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