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Noosa - Granite Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Crowds: 4.0
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 3.4

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Noosa - Granite Bay Surf Guide

Granites on the West Coast is a quite exposed reef break that has very consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the east southeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southwest. A left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks and sharks.

Noosa - Granite Bay Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Noosa - Granite Bay:

The best conditions reported for surf at Noosa - Granite Bay occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Noosa - Granite Bay (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Noosa - Granite Bay with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in February while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 52% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
23%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
52%
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 Noosa - Granite Bay 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 nearest passenger airport to Noosa - Granite Bay is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Noosa - Granite Bay is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 112 km (70 miles) away.

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Noosa - Granite Bay Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 21:23 Local Time
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Wave (m) 1.1
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0.7
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0.8
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1.3
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Period (s) 9 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 10
NE 5
N 5
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Swell History at Noosa - Granite Bay

Surf stats for Noosa - Granite Bay, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Noosa - Granite Bay

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

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