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Fraser Island - Indian Head Surf Forecast / QLD – North Coast / Australia

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Sunday 05 Dec 2021 AEST
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Fraser Island - Indian Head surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fraser Island - Indian Head sea temperature is 25.8 °C (Statistics for 05 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 25.1 max: 26.1 min: 24.4 °C)
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Fraser Island - Indian Head surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fraser Island - Indian Head sea temperature is 25.8 °C (Statistics for 05 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 25.1 max: 26.1 min: 24.4 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for QLD - North Coast

  1. Coolum accommodation and official site sunshine coast queensland australiaCoolum: ‘Coolum surf: 1.4 metres(5') 10 knots SE. The S protected stretches and E facing points early on the dropping tide before the ESE winds get up. Fun ones in the outer bays at Noosa also on the dropping tide.’

    Coolum Beach, 172 km away
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Fraser Island - Indian Head this week:

The surf forecast for Fraser Island - Indian Head over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Monday (Dec 06) at 10PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.6m and 7s period with a secondary swell of 0.2m and 10s. Another secondary swell of 0.2m and 8s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Fraser Island - Indian Head in the next 12 days are 2.4m 7s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (Dec 11) at 10AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.1m 12s period and expected on Monday (Dec 06) at 7AM.

Wave TypeTime (AEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)10PM (Mon 6th Dec)5ft (1.6m) 7s
Best Surf 4AM (Fri 10th Dec)3.5ft (1.1m) 10s
Most Powerful10AM (Sat 11th Dec)8ft (2.4m) 7s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Fraser Island - Indian Head over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
05
Monday
06
Tuesday
07
Wednesday
08
Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
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T queensland.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.210.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.234.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.258.cc23
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0.7
E
0.7
E
1.4
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.4
ESE
1.1
E
1
ESE
0.9
E
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
E
0.9
E
1
E
1
E
1.1
E
1.3
ESE
2.1
SE
2.4
SE
2.4
SE
2.2
ESE
2
SE
2.1
SE
2.1
SE
1.8
SE
1.9
SE
1.9
SSE
1.7
SE
2.1
SE
2
SE
2.1
ESE
2.2
SE
2.1
SE
1.9
SE
1.8
SE
1.8
SE
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25
SE
25
SE
25
ESE
25
SE
25
SE
15
SE
10
SE
15
SE
10
ENE
5
NNW
10
NE
10
NW
5
NW
15
N
15
NNW
5
WNW
25
SSE
25
SE
35
SE
30
SE
30
SE
25
SE
30
SSE
25
SE
30
SE
30
SE
35
SSE
30
SSE
35
SSE
30
SE
30
SE
30
SSE
25
SE
25
SSE
25
SE
20
SE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onglasscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
8:35PM
1.39
9:15AM
2.11
9:26PM
1.32
10:06AM
2.08
10:21PM
1.25
10:59AM
2.00
11:22PM
1.19
11:54AM
1.89
12:34AM
1.15
12:53PM
1.76
1:57AM
1.16
1:55PM
1.62
3:17AM
1.21
2:57PM
1.51
4:19AM
1.30
3:52PM
1.41
5:08AM
1.40
4:39PM
1.33
5:47AM
1.50
5:21PM
1.28
6:23AM
1.61
5:59PM
1.25
2:58PM
0.37
2:26AM
0.20
3:53PM
0.42
3:11AM
0.29
4:51PM
0.48
3:59AM
0.41
5:55PM
0.54
4:51AM
0.54
7:03PM
0.58
5:52AM
0.67
8:11PM
0.59
7:07AM
0.77
9:10PM
0.58
8:38AM
0.82
9:57PM
0.56
9:59AM
0.82
10:34PM
0.52
11:03AM
0.79
11:06PM
0.48
11:55AM
0.74
11:36PM
0.43
12:39PM
0.70
12:07AM
0.38

Note: the tide data above is for Waddy Point, Australia which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Fraser Island - Indian Head.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Fraser Island - Indian Head blow from the W

Sunday
05
Monday
06
Tuesday
07
Wednesday
08
Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
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Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 26°C on Sun morning, min 24°C on Sun afternoon). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Fri afternoon. Warm (max 28°C on Thu morning, min 23°C on Fri night). Winds increasing (calm on Wed morning, fresh winds from the SE by Fri night).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Sun afternoon. Warm (max 25°C on Sat morning, min 23°C on Sat night). Mainly fresh winds.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Warm (max 25°C on Tue afternoon, min 23°C on Tue afternoon). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Fraser Island - Indian Head Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Fraser Island - Indian Head provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Fraser Island - Indian Head can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Fraser Island - Indian Head surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Fraser Island - Indian Head) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Fraser Island - Indian Head may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Queensland North Coast? If you are looking for accommodation near Fraser Island - Indian Head, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Queensland North Coast, consider staying in Urangan which is 57 km (35 miles) away. Other places in and around Queensland North Coast where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Hervey Bay which is 58 km (36 miles) away, Torquay and Maryborough.