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Southport Main Beach Surf Forecast / QLD – Gold Coast / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Monday 30 Jan 2023 AEST
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Southport Main Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Southport Main Beach sea temperature is 26.7 °C (Statistics for 30 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 26.2 max: 27.2 min: 25.4 °C)
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Southport Main Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Southport Main Beach sea temperature is 26.7 °C (Statistics for 30 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 26.2 max: 27.2 min: 25.4 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Southport Main Beach (calm at Gold Coast Seaway 4 km from Southport Main Beach).

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Actual: 34 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
NE
Clean
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How big are the waves at Southport Main Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Southport Main Beach at 8AM is: 0.5m 8s primary swell from a East-southeast direction and 0.3m 4s secondary swell from a East-northeast direction (forecast issued at 03:00am January 30). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 6s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (30 Jan)1.5ft (0.5m)8s
Afternoon (30 Jan)1.5ft (0.5m)9s
Evening (30 Jan)2ft (0.6m)9s

Table - waves today at Southport Main Beach. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
Monday
06
1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T queensland.htsgw.metric.27.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.51.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.75.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.99.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.123.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.147.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.5
E
0.5
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
SE
0.4
E
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.6
E
1
NNE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.4
ESE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
1.4
NE
1.2
NE
1.1
NE
0.6
E
0.6
E
1.4
NE
1.3
NE
1.1
NE
0.9
NE
0.8
NE
1.2
SSE
1.4
SE
1.8
SE
1.8
SE
1.7
SE
1.6
SE
1.4
SE
1.3
SE
1.1
E
Period(s) (?)888899999981111101010109999998811111010106991111101010101010887101088878776777789
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)2426363348466462626157661289065636130302522242524232558515067684343395856757577787720416414074732151911258979127178263313303277215203199
Wind
(km/h)
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
15
NNE
20
NE
15
NE
15
NE
10
NE
10
N
10
NNW
15
NW
20
NNW
25
N
25
N
25
N
15
NW
15
NW
20
NW
15
NW
20
NW
15
NNW
20
N
0
N
5
SSW
10
SSE
5
S
5
SSW
5
N
20
NNE
5
SSE
30
N
25
NNW
20
NNW
25
NNW
20
NW
25
N
30
N
30
NNE
20
NNE
10
N
0
W
10
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
20
NNE
20
N
10
S
10
S
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
S
25
SSE
25
SSE
30
SE
30
SE
25
SSE
25
S
25
S
30
S
35
SSE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossglassglasscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crossglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
3:29AM
1.27
3:09PM
1.01
4:43AM
1.33
4:28PM
0.95
5:41AM
1.40
5:38PM
0.94
6:27AM
1.48
6:31PM
0.98
7:06AM
1.56
7:14PM
1.02
7:42AM
1.61
7:53PM
1.08
8:15AM
1.65
8:29PM
1.13
8:47AM
1.67
Low Tide
/ height (m)
9:58AM
0.64
9:33PM
0.42
11:19AM
0.61
10:29PM
0.41
12:19PM
0.55
11:21PM
0.38
1:04PM
0.48
12:08AM
0.34
1:42PM
0.41
12:50AM
0.30
2:15PM
0.35
1:29AM
0.27
2:47PM
0.30
2:07AM
0.26

Note: the tide data above is for Gold Coast Seaway, Australia which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Southport Main Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Southport Main Beach blow from the W

Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
Monday
06
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Rain (mm)
--111--1443--112-11-223-21---5---------22----1364-----------
Temp. °C252424252525242422222324262525242423242628262525232424262925262624252527282726252525252829282625232323262725242322212225
Feels °C (?)272626272525242624242524252525252524252630272929262828293028262625252627282728283029283130303028222222242522222120181921
Sunrise--5:15-------5:16-------5:16-------5:18-------5:18-------5:18-------5:20-------5:20-
Sunset-----6:42-------6:42-------6:40-------6:40-------6:39-------6:38-------6:38------

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