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North Stradbroke-Cylinders ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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North Stradbroke-Cylinders Spot ID

Cylinder Beach Qld, North Stradbroke-Cylinders photo

North Stradbroke-Cylinders

Photo credit: Luke Nolan

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.6 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 14:48 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 8 8 8 5
Wind (km/h) 30
N 35
NNE 35
N 40
Wind State on on on on

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North Stradbroke-Cylinders on the Gold Coast is an exposed reef break that usually has waves. The optimum time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the south. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave angle is from the northeast. There is a right breaking reef. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of sharks and jellyfish.

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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North Stradbroke-Cylinders Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At North Stradbroke, 3 km from North Stradbroke-Cylinders.

fresh winds from the NW

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Air temperature
18.8 °C

Current weather near North Stradbroke-Cylinders

Buoy Data:

At Brisbane Buoy, 8 miles from North Stradbroke-Cylinders.

  9AM 10AM 11AM 12PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.110
Dominant period (s) 5.450 5.810 4.920 4.460

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Overall North Stradbroke-Cylinders Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to North Stradbroke-Cylinders is Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Australia, which is 41 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to North Stradbroke-Cylinders is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL), also in Australia, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 100 km (62 miles) away.
North Stradbroke-Cylinders break location map and break info

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