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Duranbah ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.3
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.7
Crowds: 1.6

Overall: 3.7

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Duranbah Spot ID

LOOKOUT, Duranbah photo


Photo credit: Damien Burgess

D`bah on a quiet day, Christmas holidays, Duranbah photo


Photo credit: DANIEL MAWKES

Duranbah photo


Photo credit: Trevor Ross

The south wall throwing a D Bah barrel, Duranbah photo


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Type: river

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.0 °C

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Monday, 14 October 2019, 17:45 Local time
Monday 14
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 20
NNE 15
N 20
Wind State cross-

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Duranbah on the Gold Coast is a fairly exposed river break that usually has waves. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Ideal winds are from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the river are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Watch out for rips, locals and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Point Danger, Australia (0 km).

IS AT (local time)

Duranbah Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Coolangatta Airport, 5 km from Duranbah.

light winds from the NE

Clear skies
Air temperature
22.3 °C

Current weather near Duranbah

Overall Duranbah Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

Surf stats for Duranbah: see the swell variation by month.


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

Duranbah Location Maps

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  • The closest passenger airport to Duranbah is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Duranbah is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 180 km (112 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Duranbah, QLD - Gold Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Duranbah sea temperature, Duranbah photographs, Duranbah detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Duranbah webcams, current wind from QLD - Gold Coast live weather stations and Duranbah 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 Duranbah.