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Kirra ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 1.5

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Kirra Spot ID

Clean and clear, Kirra photo

Kirra

Photo credit: O'Ds Surf Photography

Type: point/Groyne

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.1 °C

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Wednesday, 8 July 2015, 14:45 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.2
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0.2
E
0.2
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0.2
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Period (s) 10 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 30
SSE 25
SSE 25
SSE
Wind State off off off cross-
off

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Kirra on the Gold Coast is a very sheltered point/Groyne break that has fairly consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Watch out for sharks, rips and rocks.

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Point Danger, Australia, 2 km from Kirra.

IS AT (local time)

Kirra Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Coolangatta, 3 km from Kirra.

moderate winds from the S

km/h
Air temperature
17.4 °C

Current weather near Kirra

Overall Kirra Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Kirra Location Maps

Kirra Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Kirra:

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Wave buoys nearest to Kirra:

Tide stations nearest to Kirra:

  • Closest tide station
    Point Danger
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Tweed River
    1 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Banora Point
    3 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Kingscliff
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Varsity Lakes
    9 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Kirra:

  • Closest ski area
    Selwyn Snowfields (Australia)
    612 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Perisher (Australia)
    643 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Charlotte Pass (Australia)
    647 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Thredbo (Australia)
    652 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Falls Creek (Australia)
    703 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Kirra:

  • Closest city location
    Banora Point (Australia)
    3 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Gold Coast (Australia)
    16 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Logan City (Australia)
    45 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Lismore (Australia)
    47 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Brisbane (Australia)
    57 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Kirra is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kirra is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 96 km (60 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 179 km (111 miles) away.
Kirra break location map and break info

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