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Bribie Island break guidePhoto by: MICK

Bribie Island Surf Guide

Bribie Island in Brisbane is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. It's sometimes crowded here.

Bribie Island Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
23.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bribie Island:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Bribie Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 56% of the time in November while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bribie Island Location Map

Interactive Bribie Island 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 Bribie Island is Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Australia, which is 37 km (23 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bribie Island is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 52 km (32 miles) away.

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Bribie Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 26 May 2022, 17:24 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

Swell History at Bribie Island

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

Wind History at Bribie Island

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

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