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Long Track ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Long Track Surf Guide

Long Track on the North Coast is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for Shark protected and jellyfish.

Long Track Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Long Track:

The best conditions reported for surf at Long Track occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Long Track 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 30% of the time in June while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
30%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
52%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
18%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Long Track Location Map

Interactive Long Track 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 Long Track is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Long Track is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 68 km (42 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Long Track Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 21:27 Local Time
MonTue
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 1.0
E
0.7
E
0.8
E
1.3
E
Period (s) 9 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 10
NNE 10
NNW 5
WNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
off
off

Swell History at Long Track

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

Wind History at Long Track

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

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    • Icon  s33.4
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    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: inconsistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Long Track: