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Mermaid Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.9

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Mermaid Beach Spot ID

Wave Energy at Mermaid, Mermaid Beach photo

Mermaid Beach

Photo credit: Chelsea Austin

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.4 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 19:28 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.3
E
2.3
E
2.5
E
2.1
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Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 20
E 20
E 15
E
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Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf Ideal winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of rips, obstacles, locals and sharks.

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nerang River (Bundall), Australia, 5 km from Mermaid Beach.

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Mermaid Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Burleigh Waters wx, 3 km from Mermaid Beach.

light winds from the WNW

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Air temperature
20.2 °C

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Overall Mermaid Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mermaid Beach is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 15 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mermaid Beach is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 164 km (102 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mermaid Beach, QLD - Gold Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Mermaid Beach sea temperature, Mermaid Beach photographs, Mermaid Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mermaid Beach webcams, current wind from QLD - Gold Coast live weather stations and Mermaid 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 Mermaid Beach.