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Broadbeach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 3.4

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Broadbeach Spot ID

Small day at Broadbeach photo


Photo credit: Javier G.L

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.7 °C

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Sunday, 8 December 2019, 20:29 Local time
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 4 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
SE 20
SE 15
SSE 20
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Broadbeach on the Gold Coast is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds blow from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Hazards include rips, rocks, obstacles, locals and sharks.

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Nerang River (Bundall), Australia, 2 km from Broadbeach.

IS AT (local time)

Broadbeach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Miami, 7 km from Broadbeach.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
24 °C

Current weather near Broadbeach

Overall Broadbeach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

Surf stats for Broadbeach: see the swell variation by month.


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

Broadbeach Location Maps

Broadbeach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Broadbeach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Broadbeach:

Tide stations nearest to Broadbeach:

  • Closest tide station
    Nerang River (Bundall)
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Gold Coast Seaway
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Gold Coast
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Varsity Lakes
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Runaway Bay
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Broadbeach is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Broadbeach is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 160 km (99 miles) away.
Broadbeach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Broadbeach, QLD - Gold Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Broadbeach sea temperature, Broadbeach photographs, Broadbeach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Broadbeach webcams, current wind from QLD - Gold Coast live weather stations and Broadbeach 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 Broadbeach.