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Brunswick River ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Brunswick River Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Brunswick River break guidePhoto by: Luke Nolan

Brunswick River Surf Guide

Brunswick River on the North Coast is an exposed reef/Breakwater break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. A reef breaks right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rips and sharks.

Brunswick River Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReef/breakwaterIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Brunswick River:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Brunswick River with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 10% of the time in May while 22% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 68% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
10%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
22%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
68%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Brunswick River Location Map

Interactive Brunswick River 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 nearest passenger airport to Brunswick River is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 42 km (26 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Brunswick River is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 135 km (84 miles) away.

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Brunswick River Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 May 2021, 15:15 Local Time
Friday 07
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 1.9
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
NNE 5
NNW 5
WNW 5
WNW
Wind State glass glass off cross-
off

Swell History at Brunswick River

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

Wind History at Brunswick River

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

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