Coolum Beach Spot ID
Photo credit: jack lost
Type: beach and reef
Best: Swell SE | Wind SW
Sea Temperature Today is: 26.3 °C
Coolum Beach on the North Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has consistent surf Ideal winds are from the southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include Shark protected,jellyfish, rips and rocks.
Overall Coolum Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March
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- The closest passenger airport to Coolum Beach is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Coolum Beach is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 95 km (59 miles) away.
- The third closest airport is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL), also in Australia, 186 km (116 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Coolum Beach, QLD - Sunshine Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Coolum Beach sea temperature, Coolum Beach photographs, Coolum Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Coolum Beach webcams, current wind from QLD - Sunshine Coast live weather stations and Coolum Beach 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 Coolum Beach.