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Fraser Island – Maheno Wreck Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Queensland North Coast, Australia)

Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck Surf Guide

Maheno Wreck(Fraser Island) on the North Coast is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells 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. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for wreck and sharks.

Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
21.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck 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 25% of the time in June while 70% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 5% 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 Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck Location Map

Interactive Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck 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 Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 151 km (94 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 238 km (148 miles) away.

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Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 5 October 2022, 05:19 Local Time
Wednesday 05
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck

Surf stats for Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck

Wind stats for Fraser Island - Maheno Wreck, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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