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Dreamtime break guidePhoto by: Tony Depace

Dreamtime Surf Guide

Dreamtime in North Coast - New South Wales is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Ideal winds are from the west northwest and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of - Rocks.

Dreamtime Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dreamtime:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dreamtime occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dreamtime 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 58% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 11% 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 Dreamtime Location Map

Interactive Dreamtime 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.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Dreamtime Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 14 August 2022, 10:25 Local Time
Sunday 14
Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 11 11 7
Wind (km/h)
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Dreamtime

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

Wind History at Dreamtime

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Dreamtime: