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Fingal Point and Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Fingal Point and Beach break guidePhoto by: Mitchell Leigh

Fingal Point and Beach Surf Guide

Fingal Point and Beach on the North Coast is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Fingal Point and Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fingal Point and Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fingal Point and Beach occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

septemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fingal Point and Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 23% of the time in September while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 35% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
23%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
35%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fingal Point and Beach Location Map

Interactive Fingal Point and 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 Fingal Point and Beach is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fingal Point and Beach is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 101 km (63 miles) away.

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Fingal Point and Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 6 October 2022, 02:31 Local Time
Thursday 06
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m)
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
5
0
5
5
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Swell History at Fingal Point and Beach

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

Wind History at Fingal Point and Beach

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

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