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Lennox Head ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.4
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.4
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.9

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Lennox Head Surf Guide

Lennox Head on the North Coast is an exposed point break that has reliable surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Often Crowded. Watch out for rocks, rips and sharks.

Lennox Head Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
23.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Lennox Head:

The best conditions reported for surf at Lennox Head occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Lennox Head 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 47% of the time in June while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 22% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Lennox Head Location Map

Interactive Lennox Head 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 Lennox Head is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 72 km (45 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Lennox Head is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 165 km (102 miles) away.

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Lennox Head Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 20:48 Local Time
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 8 7 7 8
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 15
SW 20
Wind State cross-
off off

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Swell History at Lennox Head

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Wind History at Lennox Head

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