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Black Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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Black Rock break guidePhoto by: Mike hockslong

Black Rock Surf Guide

Black Rock on the North Coast is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northeast. A right hand reef break. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks and locals.

Black Rock Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:

Surfing Black Rock:

The best conditions reported for surf at Black Rock occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Black Rock sea temperature, Black Rock photographs, Black Rock detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Black Rock webcams, current wind from NSW - North Coast live weather stations and Black Rock 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 Black Rock

Black Rock Surf:

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 12:26 Local time
Tuesday 07
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
S 15
SSE 10
SSW 10
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Tide Times:

For Brunswick Heads, Australia, 6 km from Black Rock.

IS AT (local time)

Black Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cape Byron Aws, 14 km from Black Rock.

moderate winds from the SW

no report
Air temperature
14.5 °C

Current weather near Black Rock

Overall Black Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Black Rock: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Black Rock: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Surf, Black Rock photo

Black Rock

Photo credit: Mike hockslong

Surf, Black Rock photo

Black Rock

Photo credit: Mike hockslong

Surf, Black Rock photo

Black Rock

Photo credit: Mike hockslong

Black Rock Location Maps

Black Rock Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to NSW - North Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Black Rock

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Black Rock:

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Wave buoys nearest to Black Rock:

Tide stations nearest to Black Rock:

  • Closest tide station
    Brunswick Heads
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Byron Bay
    10 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    18 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Banora Point
    21 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    24 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Black Rock is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Black Rock is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 134 km (83 miles) away.
Black Rock break location map and break info