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Ballina North Wall ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.3

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Ballina North Wall Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Ballina North Wall Surf Guide

Ballina North Wall on the North Coast is an exposed point/Breakwater break that has consistent surf. Summer offers the optimum conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east northeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of sharks and rocks.

Ballina North Wall Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPoint/breakwaterIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
23.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Ballina North Wall:

The best conditions reported for surf at Ballina North Wall 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 Ballina North Wall (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Ballina North Wall with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 15% of the time in May while 24% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 61% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
24%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
61%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Ballina North Wall Location Map

Interactive Ballina North Wall 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 Ballina North Wall is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 79 km (49 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Ballina North Wall is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS), also in Australia, 167 km (104 miles) away.

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Ballina North Wall Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 20:13 Local Time
MonTue
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 1.5
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.6
SSE
0.4
SSE
Period (s) 8 7 7 14
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 15
SW 20
SW
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
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off

Swell History at Ballina North Wall

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

Wind History at Ballina North Wall

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

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