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Surfers Paradise ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Surfers Paradise Spot ID

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Surfers Paradise

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.8 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 00:45 Local time
Friday 21
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 5 5 8 7
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 30
SSE 30
SSE 30
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Surfers Paradise_1 on the Gold Coast is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf Works best in offshore winds from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rips, rocks, obstacles, locals and sharks.

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nerang River (Bundall), Australia, 1 km from Surfers Paradise.

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Surfers Paradise Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gold Coast Buoy, 4 km from Surfers Paradise.


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Current weather near Surfers Paradise

Buoy Data:

At Gold Coast Buoy, 2 miles from Surfers Paradise.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.909
Dominant period (s) 4.211 4.082 4.124 4.082

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Overall Surfers Paradise Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Surfers Paradise is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Surfers Paradise is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 75 km (47 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 159 km (99 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Surfers Paradise, QLD - Gold Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Surfers Paradise sea temperature, Surfers Paradise photographs, Surfers Paradise detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Surfers Paradise webcams, current wind from QLD - Gold Coast live weather stations and Surfers Paradise 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 Surfers Paradise.