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Emerald Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Crowds: 2.0
Accommodation: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Emerald Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Emerald Beach Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 12:53 Local time
Wednesday 26
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 10 4
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
NNE 10
Wind State cross-
on cross-

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Emerald Beach on the North Coast is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the south southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the northeast.The break here is a left hand point. Often Crowded. Be warned that sharks have been sighted.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Coffs Harbour-North Wall, 5 km from Emerald Beach.

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Emerald Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Emerald Beach wx, 5 km from Emerald Beach.

light winds from the E

Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
17.7 °C

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Buoy Data:

At Coffs Harbour Waverider Buoy, 17 miles from Emerald Beach.

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Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
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Overall Emerald Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Emerald Beach is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 23 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Emerald Beach is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL), also in Australia, 220 km (137 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Emerald Beach, NSW - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Emerald Beach sea temperature, Emerald Beach photographs, Emerald Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Emerald Beach webcams, current wind from NSW - North Coast live weather stations and Emerald 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 Emerald Beach.