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South Stradbroke ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.1
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.3

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South Stradbroke Spot ID

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South Stradbroke

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.0 °C

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Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 15:07 Local time
Tuesday 23
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 10
NE 5
Wind State on on cross-

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South Stradbroke on the Gold Coast is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf The best wind direction is from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of sharks ,rocks and locals.

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gold Coast Seaway, Australia, 2 km from South Stradbroke.

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South Stradbroke Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At EasyWeather WIFI9B61 Labrador wx, 2 km from South Stradbroke.


Air temperature
24.6 °C

Current weather near South Stradbroke

Buoy Data:

At Gold Coast Buoy, 2 miles from South Stradbroke.

  10AM 11AM 12PM 1PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 0.655
Dominant period (s) 7.018 6.557 6.154 5.797

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Overall South Stradbroke Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to South Stradbroke is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to South Stradbroke is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 151 km (94 miles) away.
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