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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.4 °C

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Thursday, 20 September 2018, 17:12 Local time
Thursday 20
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
W 15
WNW 15
NNW 20
Wind State off cross-

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Elliott Heads in Queensland North Coast is a fairly exposed reef break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. The best wind direction is from the west and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east northeast. There is no reef break. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.).

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Elliot Heads, Australia, 1 km from Elliott Heads.

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Elliott Heads Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Elliott Heads wx, 1 km from Elliott Heads.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
24.0 °C

Current weather near Elliott Heads

Buoy Data:

At Bundaberg Buoy, 17 miles from Elliott Heads.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.605
Dominant period (s) 3.200 3.077 3.125 3.200

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Overall Elliott Heads Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Elliott Heads, QLD - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Elliott Heads sea temperature, Elliott Heads photographs, Elliott Heads detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Elliott Heads webcams, current wind from QLD - North Coast live weather stations and Elliott Heads 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 Elliott Heads.