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Kawana Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.4

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Kawana Beach break guidePhoto by: Jlowrie

Kawana Beach Surf Guide

Kawana 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. Works best in offshore winds from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of Shark protected, rips and jellyfish.

Kawana Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Kawana Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Kawana Beach occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Kawana Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in July while 63% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 13% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
24%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
63%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
13%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Kawana Beach Location Map

Interactive Kawana 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 Kawana Beach is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 13 km (8 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Kawana Beach is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 75 km (47 miles) away.

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Kawana Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 20:45 Local Time
MonTue
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 1.1
E
0.7
E
0.8
E
1.3
E
Period (s) 9 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 10
NNE 10
NNW 5
W
Wind State cross cross cross-
off
glass

Swell History at Kawana Beach

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

Wind History at Kawana Beach

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

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