Shelly Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Shelly Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Port Macquarie, Australia)


Shelly Beach Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.1 °C

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Thursday, 2 April 2015, 15:24 Local time

Thursday 02
2PM 5PM 8PM 11PM
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 20
NE 20
NNE 15
Wind State on on cross-

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Shelly Beach in Port Macquarie is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Watch out for sharks.

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New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Nambucca Heads (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Shelly Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Coffs Harbour Airport, 23 km from Shelly Beach.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
23.4 °C

Current weather near Shelly Beach

Overall Shelly Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Also see Shelly Beach surf quality by season and Shelly Beach surf quality by month.

Shelly Beach Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Shelly Beach:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Nambucca Heads 0 mi
Second closest break Forster Beach (Nambucca) 4 mi
Third closest break Scotts Head 9 mi
Fourth closest break Valla Beach 9 mi
Fifth closest break Sawtell 21 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Shelly Beach:

Closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 4612 mi
Second closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 4645 mi
Third closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4766 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 4822 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 5140 mi

Tide stations nearest to Shelly Beach:

Closest tide station Sawtell 9 mi
Second closest tide station Nambucca 9 mi
Third closest tide station Nambucca Heads 10 mi
Fourth closest tide station Toormina 11 mi
Fifth closest tide station Coffs Harbour 16 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Shelly Beach:

Closest ski area Selwyn Snowfields (Australia) 457 mi
Second closest ski area Perisher (Australia) 487 mi
Third closest ski area Charlotte Pass (Australia) 491 mi
Fourth closest ski area Thredbo (Australia) 496 mi
Fifth closest ski area Falls Creek (Australia) 551 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Shelly Beach:

Closest city location Coffs Harbour (Australia) 15 mi
Second closest city location North Shore (Australia) 63 mi
Third closest city location Port Macquarie (Australia) 65 mi
Fourth closest city location Lismore (Australia) 118 mi
Fifth closest city location Tamworth (Australia) 131 mi
  • The nearest passenger airport to Shelly Beach is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Shelly Beach is Tamworth Airport (TMW), also in Australia, 219 km (136 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Shelly Beach, NSW - Port Macquarie. Use the tab navigation above to view Shelly Beach sea temperature, Shelly Beach photographs, Shelly Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Shelly Beach webcams, current wind from NSW - Port Macquarie live weather stations and Shelly 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 Shelly Beach.


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