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Evans Head-Airforce Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Evans Head-Airforce Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Evans Head-Airforce Beach Surf Guide

Evans Head-Airforce Beach on the North Coast is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Ideal winds are from the southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells are much more common than groundswells and the best wave direction is from the east northeast. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Be warned that sharks have been sighted.

Evans Head-Airforce Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Evans Head-Airforce Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Evans Head-Airforce Beach occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Evans Head-Airforce Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Evans Head-Airforce Beach 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 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 38% 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 Evans Head-Airforce Beach Location Map

Interactive Evans Head-Airforce Beach 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 Evans Head-Airforce Beach is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 105 km (65 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Evans Head-Airforce Beach is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS), also in Australia, 139 km (86 miles) away.

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Evans Head-Airforce Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 19:08 Local Time
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 8 7 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 20
S 20
WSW 20
Wind State cross-
off off

Swell History at Evans Head-Airforce Beach

Surf stats for Evans Head-Airforce Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Evans Head-Airforce Beach

Wind stats for Evans Head-Airforce Beach, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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