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Iluka Bluff ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Iluka Bluff Surf Guide

Iluka Bluff on the North Coast is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds are from the southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. It very rarely gets crowded here. Be warned that sharks have been sighted.

Iluka Bluff Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Iluka Bluff:

The best conditions reported for surf at Iluka Bluff occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Iluka Bluff 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 61% of the time in June while 35% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
61%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
35%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Iluka Bluff Location Map

Interactive Iluka Bluff 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 Iluka Bluff is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 103 km (64 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Iluka Bluff is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL), also in Australia, 141 km (88 miles) away.

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Iluka Bluff Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 18 May 2021, 12:03 Local Time
Tuesday 18
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 2.4
S
1.8
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.4
SSE
Period (s) 12 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 15
SSW 15
SSE 10
SSE
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Iluka Bluff

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

Wind History at Iluka Bluff

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

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