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Macauleys ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Macauleys Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Macauleys Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.8 °C

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Sunday, 17 December 2017, 07:25 Local time
Sunday 17
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
NNE 20
NE 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Macauleys on the North Coast is an exposed point break that usually has waves. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks consists of lefts and there is also a left hand point break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Coffs Harbour-North Wall, 2 km from Macauleys.

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Macauleys Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Emerald Beach wx, 2 km from Macauleys.


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Air temperature
24.3 °C

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Overall Macauleys Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Macauleys is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Macauleys is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL), also in Australia, 224 km (139 miles) away.
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