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Cabarita ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.8

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Cabarita Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Cabarita Spot ID

Through the Grass, Cabarita photo


Photo credit: Kyle Spratt

Lefts or Rights, Cabarita photo


Photo credit: Kyle Spratt

Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.7 °C

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 06:22 Local time
Tuesday 21
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 5
SW 5
ENE 15
Wind State off cross-
glass on

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Cabarita on the North Coast is an exposed point break that usually has waves. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Best around mid tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of rips, rocks and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Pottsville Beach, 6 km from Cabarita.

IS AT (local time)

Cabarita Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tweed Heads South wx, 15 km from Cabarita.


Air temperature
7.9 °C

Current weather near Cabarita

Overall Cabarita Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Cabarita is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Cabarita is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 198 km (123 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cabarita, NSW - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Cabarita sea temperature, Cabarita photographs, Cabarita detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cabarita webcams, current wind from NSW - North Coast live weather stations and Cabarita 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 Cabarita.