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Burleigh Heads Surf Forecast / QLD – Gold Coast / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Friday 12 Aug 2022 AEST
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Burleigh Heads surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Burleigh Heads sea temperature is 20.1 °C (Statistics for 12 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 20.8 max: 21.6 min: 19.9 °C)
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Burleigh Heads surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Burleigh Heads sea temperature is 20.1 °C (Statistics for 12 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 20.8 max: 21.6 min: 19.9 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Burleigh Heads (light winds from the W at Coolangatta Airport 9 km from Burleigh Heads).

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Actual: 52 min ago

Light
13 km/h
W
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Burleigh Heads today?

The current surf forecast for Burleigh Heads at 10AM is: 1.5m 10s primary swell from a Southeast direction and 0.4m 10s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 03:00am August 12). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (12 Aug)5ft (1.5m)10s
Afternoon (12 Aug)4.5ft (1.3m)9s
Evening (12 Aug)3.5ft (1.1m)10s

Table - waves today at Burleigh Heads. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

Updates in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T new south wales.htsgw.metric.51.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.75.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.99.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.123.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.147.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.171.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.6
SE
1.6
SE
1.5
SE
1.5
SE
1.3
SE
1.2
SE
1.2
SE
1.1
SE
1
SE
0.9
SE
0.8
SE
1.3
N
1
ENE
0.5
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.7
ESE
1
ENE
0.6
E
1.1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.1
ENE
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.5
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
1.1
SSE
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
1
E
1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.2
E
0.9
E
1.4
E
1.5
E
Period(s) (?)101010101099101010956111111111171178888888810888139913131313121212121212610111110101010101111121211
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)54154144242532725124620818113499877158838383119102821211311421531601601118664738989919193939185858480767572727198120149181164202204242252267323233520556
Wind
(km/h)
5
NNE
5
N
5
NNW
10
N
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
NNE
15
N
20
N
15
NNW
15
NW
10
NW
15
NW
5
SW
10
WNW
10
W
10
W
10
W
10
WNW
15
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
10
W
10
W
10
W
10
WNW
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
W
15
W
15
W
15
WSW
10
WSW
10
W
10
W
15
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
10
WSW
10
W
10
W
15
W
10
SW
10
S
5
ESE
10
ESE
5
SSE
10
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
W
10
NW
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
NW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrossglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross
High Tide
/ height (m)
7:58AM
1.18
8:24PM
1.96
8:43AM
1.24
9:07PM
1.90
9:28AM
1.29
9:47PM
1.78
10:13AM
1.31
10:26PM
1.61
11:00AM
1.31
11:04PM
1.43
11:49AM
1.28
11:43PM
1.24
12:45PM
1.25
12:28AM
1.08
Low Tide
/ height (m)
2:18AM
-0.00
1:43PM
-0.08
3:00AM
-0.03
2:31PM
-0.07
3:39AM
-0.02
3:18PM
-0.01
4:17AM
0.01
4:05PM
0.10
4:53AM
0.06
4:53PM
0.25
5:30AM
0.13
5:46PM
0.39
6:09AM
0.21
6:49PM
0.52
6:53AM
0.30

Note: the tide data above is for Varsity Lakes which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Burleigh Heads.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Burleigh Heads blow from the SW

Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
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