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Archies ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.6

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Archies Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.1 °C

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Sunday, 18 February 2018, 17:01 Local time
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 20
ESE 15
SE 10
SSE 10
Wind State on cross-

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Archies in Queensland North Coast is a quite exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. There is no beach break and in addition there are both left and right reef breaks. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Rocks - Localism.

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Elliot Heads, Australia, 8 km from Archies.

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Archies Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bargara wx, 1 km from Archies.


Air temperature
31.4 °C

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Overall Archies Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Archies is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 205 km (127 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Archies is Rockhampton Airport (ROK), also in Australia, 261 km (162 miles) away.
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