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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: 26.1 °C

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Thursday, 14 December 2017, 12:32 Local time
Thursday 14
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
ESE 15
E 20
Wind State on on on on

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Archies in Queensland North Coast is a fairly exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the east. There is no beach break as well as left and right hand reef breaks. The location means that it never gets crowded. Hazards include - 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, 1 km from Archies.

light winds from the SE

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Current weather near Archies

Overall Archies Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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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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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Archies, QLD - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Archies sea temperature, Archies photographs, Archies detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Archies webcams, current wind from QLD - North Coast live weather stations and Archies tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Archies.