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Moffats Left ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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Moffats Left Surf Guide

Moffats Left on the North Coast is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf Works best in offshore winds from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. There is a left hand reef break. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Beware of urchins, rips, sharks and jellyfish.

Moffats Left Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Moffats Left:

The best conditions reported for surf at Moffats Left occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Moffats Left with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 18% of the time in May while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 44% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
18%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
44%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Moffats Left Location Map

Interactive Moffats Left 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 Moffats Left is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 21 km (13 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Moffats Left is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 67 km (42 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Moffats Left Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 21:17 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 Moffats Left

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

Wind History at Moffats Left

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Moffats Left. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: inconsistent
    0km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Moffats Left: