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Norries Head ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.0

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Norries Head Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Norries Head Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C

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Saturday, 21 July 2018, 16:01 Local time
Saturday 21
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 9 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 10
SSE 10
Wind State cross-

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Norries Head on the North Coast is an exposed point break that has unreliable waves. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast.The waves is a point break that peels left. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Take care of rips, rocks and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Pottsville Beach, 5 km from Norries Head.

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Norries Head Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tweed Heads South wx, 16 km from Norries Head.

light winds from the ESE

Air temperature
17.3 °C

Current weather near Norries Head

Overall Norries Head Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Norries Head is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Norries Head is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 115 km (71 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 199 km (124 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Norries Head, NSW - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Norries Head sea temperature, Norries Head photographs, Norries Head detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Norries Head webcams, current wind from NSW - North Coast live weather stations and Norries Head 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 Norries Head.