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Southport Main Beach break guidePhoto by: Milan Gruenfeld

Southport Main Beach Surf Guide

Southport Main Beach on the Gold Coast is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of - Rips / undertow - Shark protected.

Southport Main Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
very consistent21.1°C

Surfing Southport Main Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Southport Main Beach sea temperature, Southport Main Beach photographs, Southport Main Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Southport Main Beach webcams, current wind from QLD - Gold Coast live weather stations and Southport Main Beach tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Southport Main Beach


Southport Main Beach Surf:

Monday, 6 July 2020, 00:35 Local time
Monday 06
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 0.3
SE
2.0
S
0.4
SE
2.2
S
Period (s) 11 11 10 11
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
SSW 15
S 15
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
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Tide Times:

For Gold Coast Seaway, Australia, 3 km from Southport Main Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Southport Main Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart


Live Weather:

At Gold Coast, 3 km from Southport Main Beach.

light winds from the SW

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no report
Air temperature
11.9 °C

Current weather near Southport Main Beach

Overall Southport Main Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Surf stats for Southport Main Beach: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Southport Main Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.


Beach break, Southport Main Beach photo

Southport Main Beach

Photo credit: Milan Gruenfeld

The Peak, Southport Main Beach photo

Southport Main Beach

Photo credit: Milan Gruenfeld

Barrel, Southport Main Beach photo

Southport Main Beach

Photo credit: Milan Gruenfeld

Bodyboarder, Southport Main Beach photo

Southport Main Beach

Photo credit: Milan Gruenfeld


Southport Main Beach Location Maps

Southport Main Beach Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to Southport Main BeachShoreline around Southport Main BeachRoads and rivers around Southport Main Beach

Use this relief map to navigate to QLD - Gold Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Southport Main Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Southport Main Beach:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to Southport Main Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Southport Main Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Gold Coast Seaway
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Nerang River (Bundall)
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Gold Coast
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Runaway Bay
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Varsity Lakes
    8 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Southport Main Beach is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Southport Main Beach is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 73 km (45 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 156 km (97 miles) away.
Southport Main Beach break location map and break info