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Cheese Graters ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.0

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Cheese Graters Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.9 °C

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Friday, 24 January 2020, 21:14 Local time
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 10 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 30
NNE 30
NNE 25
NNE 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross

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Cheese Graters in Lord Howe Island is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf. The best wind direction is from the west. The ideal swell direction from the east. No reef break here. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Hazards include - Urchins - Rocks - Sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Lord Howe Island, Tasman Sea, 1 km from Cheese Graters.

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Cheese Graters Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At LordHoweIsland Windy Point, 1 km from Cheese Graters.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
- °C

Current weather near Cheese Graters

Overall Cheese Graters Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January


Surf stats for Cheese Graters: see the swell variation by month.

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

Cheese Graters Location Maps

Cheese Graters Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Cheese Graters:

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Tide stations nearest to Cheese Graters:

  • Closest tide station
    Lord Howe Island
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Northwest Solitary Island
    359 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    South West Rocks
    360 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Coffs Harbour
    362 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Port Macquarie
    363 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Cheese Graters is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 584 km (363 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Cheese Graters is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL), also in Australia, 655 km (407 miles) away.
Cheese Graters break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Cheese Graters, Lord Howe Island. Use the tab navigation above to view Cheese Graters sea temperature, Cheese Graters photographs, Cheese Graters detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Cheese Graters webcams, current wind from Lord Howe Island live weather stations and Cheese Graters 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 Cheese Graters.