uk es it fr pt nl
Surf Break Rating

Rate Southport Main Beach

Surf Report Feed

Southport Main Beach Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.8 °C

Secret spot? We can hide it!

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 01:01 Local time
Tuesday 25
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 25
SE 25
SE 20
Wind State cross-

View detailed 48hrs and full 7 days forecasts

Southport Main Beach on the Gold Coast is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of - Rips / undertow - Shark protected.

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gold Coast Seaway, Australia, 3 km from Southport Main Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Southport Main Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gold Coast Buoy, 2 km from Southport Main Beach.


Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Southport Main Beach

Buoy Data:

At Gold Coast Buoy, 1 miles from Southport Main Beach.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.387
Dominant period (s) 4.706 4.651 4.819 4.706

All wavebuoys around Southport Main Beach

Overall Southport Main Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

The graph shows the range of swells directed at Southport Main Beach through a typical ... (show all text)

The rose diagram illustrates how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from differen... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Southport Main Beach surf consistency graph.

Also see Southport Main Beach surf quality by season and Southport Main Beach surf quality by month.

Compare Southport Main Beach with another surf break.

Southport Main Beach Location Maps

Southport Main Beach Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to Southport Main BeachShoreline around Southport Main BeachRoads and rivers around Southport Main Beach

Use this relief map to navigate to QLD - Gold Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Southport Main Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Southport Main Beach:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to Southport Main Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Southport Main Beach:

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Southport Main Beach:

city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Southport Main Beach:


  • The closest passenger airport to Southport Main Beach is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Southport Main Beach is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 156 km (97 miles) away.
Southport Main Beach break location map and break info

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