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Coolum Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.1

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Coolum Beach Surf Guide

Coolum Beach on the North Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has consistent surf Ideal winds are from the southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include Shark protected,jellyfish, rips and rocks.

Coolum Beach Spot Info

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Surfing Coolum Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Coolum Beach occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Coolum Beach sea temperature, Coolum Beach photographs, Coolum Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Coolum Beach webcams, current wind from QLD - Sunshine Coast live weather stations and Coolum Beach 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 Coolum Beach

Coolum Beach Surf:

Sunday, 31 May 2020, 03:33 Local time
Sunday 31
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 6 6 7 6
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 10
SSW 10
SSW 10
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Tide Times:

For Coolum Beach, 1 km from Coolum Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Coolum Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Maroochydore Aws, 8 km from Coolum Beach.

light winds from the W

no report
Air temperature
13.8 °C

Current weather near Coolum Beach

Overall Coolum Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May


Surf stats for Coolum Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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

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Coolum Beach

Photo credit: jack lost

Coolum Beach Location Maps

Coolum Beach Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Coolum Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Coolum Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Coolum Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Coolum Beach
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Noosa Head
    10 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Sunshine Coast
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Noosa Heads
    11 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Coolum Beach is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Coolum Beach is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 95 km (59 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL), also in Australia, 186 km (116 miles) away.
Coolum Beach break location map and break info