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Wategos ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 3.1

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Wategos Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Wategos Spot ID

Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.9 °C

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Saturday, 18 August 2018, 01:12 Local time
Saturday 18
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 20
SW 15
WSW 10
Wind State cross-

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Wategos on the North Coast is a reasonably exposed point break that is usually a safe bet Offshore winds are from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Byron Bay, 2 km from Wategos.

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Wategos Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CapeByronAws, 1 km from Wategos.

moderate winds from the WSW

Air temperature
15.5 °C

Current weather near Wategos

Overall Wategos Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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  • The closest passenger airport to Wategos is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 54 km (34 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wategos is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 148 km (92 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS), also in Australia, 194 km (120 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Wategos, NSW - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Wategos sea temperature, Wategos photographs, Wategos detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wategos webcams, current wind from NSW - North Coast live weather stations and Wategos 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 Wategos.