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Akkorokamui ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.4

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Akkorokamui Surf Guide

Akkorokamui on the Gold Coast is an exposed reef break The best wind direction is from the west and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. There is no reef break. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Sharks.

Akkorokamui Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
rarely breaks
23.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Akkorokamui:

The best conditions reported for surf at Akkorokamui occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Akkorokamui (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Akkorokamui with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in July while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
29%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Akkorokamui surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Akkorokamui is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 26 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Akkorokamui is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 69 km (43 miles) away.

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Akkorokamui Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 11:34 Local Time
Wednesday 12
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 1.1
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1.2
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1.1
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1.2
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Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 15
SE 15
SSE 15
SSE
Wind State on cross-
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Swell History at Akkorokamui

Surf stats for Akkorokamui, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Akkorokamui

Wind stats for Akkorokamui, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Akkorokamui Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 1 vote.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.4
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s55.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s11.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s44.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s55.0
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Review
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Ned Swan from Australia
“The waves are too big for me so i paddled back in and went home to eat co co pops.”

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