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Currumbin Point break guidePhoto by: Eric Martin

Currumbin Point Surf Guide

Currumbin Point on the Gold Coast is a fairly exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the south southwest with some shelter here from southeast winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Hazards include rips, rocks and locals.

Currumbin Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Currumbin Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Currumbin Point occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Currumbin Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in April while 19% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 52% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Currumbin Point Location Map

Interactive Currumbin Point 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 closest passenger airport to Currumbin Point is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Currumbin Point is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 90 km (56 miles) away.

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Currumbin Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 9 February 2023, 12:55 Local Time
Thursday 09
Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross cross-

Swell History at Currumbin Point

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

Wind History at Currumbin Point

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Currumbin Point. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s44.2
    Reliability: consistent
    5km away
    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    5km away
    • Icon pointPoint/groyne
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    6km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Currumbin Point: