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Southport Main Beach

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Southport Main Beach

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Southport Main Beach

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Southport Main Beach

Photo credit: Milan Gruenfeld

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.7 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 13:34 Local time
Friday 18
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 0.8
SE
0.7
SE
0.4
SE
0.7
E
Period (s) 5 6 6 4
Wind (km/h) 15
E 20
E 15
E 5
ENE
Wind State on on on on

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Southport Main Beach on the Gold Coast is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Shark protected.

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


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 SSE

km/h
Air temperature
24.7 °C

Current weather near Southport Main Beach

Overall Southport Main Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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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.

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Southport Main Beach Location Map

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  • 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.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Southport Main Beach, QLD - Gold Coast. 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.