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Dickys ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 2.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.4

Overall: 3.3

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Dickys break guidePhoto by: Karly Stevens

Dickys Surf Guide

Dickys on the North Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there are also left and right hand reef breaks on offer.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

Dickys Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
25.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dickys:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dickys occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dickys with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 31% of the time in June while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 14% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
31%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
14%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Dickys 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 Dickys is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 18 km (11 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dickys is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 69 km (43 miles) away.

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Dickys Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 15:59 Local Time
Wednesday 14
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.3
ESE
Period (s) 12 12 12 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 10
E 10
NE 10
N
Wind State cross-
on
on cross-
on
cross

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Swell History at Dickys

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Wind History at Dickys

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