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Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.6 °C

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Thursday, 24 January 2019, 08:57 Local time
Thursday 24
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 0
W 10
ENE 15
ENE 20
Wind State glass on on on

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Inskip Point in Queensland North Coast is an exposed sandbar break that has unreliable waves Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast.Surfers ride left hand point. Good surf at all stages of the tide. The location means that it never gets crowded. Beware of - Rips / undertow.

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Elbow Point, Australia, 5 km from Inskip Point.

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Inskip Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At Wide Bay Rainbow Beach wx, 11 km from Inskip Point.


Air temperature
28.2 °C

Current weather near Inskip Point

Buoy Data:

At Mooloolaba Buoy, 53 miles from Inskip Point.

  4AM 5AM 6AM 7AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.730
Dominant period (s) 4.938 4.938 5.195 5.128

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Overall Inskip Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Inskip Point is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 88 km (55 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Inskip Point is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 175 km (109 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Inskip Point, QLD - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Inskip Point sea temperature, Inskip Point photographs, Inskip Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Inskip Point webcams, current wind from QLD - North Coast live weather stations and Inskip Point 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 Inskip Point.