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Nambucca Heads ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Nambucca Heads Surf Guide

Nambucca Heads in Port Macquarie is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north with some shelter here from northeast winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast.There is a left breaking point here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for sharks.

Nambucca Heads Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent20.8°C

Surfing Nambucca Heads:

The best conditions reported for surf at Nambucca Heads occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Nambucca Heads sea temperature, Nambucca Heads photographs, Nambucca Heads detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Nambucca Heads webcams, current wind from NSW - Port Macquarie live weather stations and Nambucca Heads 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 Nambucca Heads

Nambucca Heads Surf:

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 16:03 Local time
Tuesday 02
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 30
WSW 25
WSW 15
W 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross

Tide Times:

At Nambucca Heads (0 km).

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Nambucca Heads Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Coffs Harbour, 22 km from Nambucca Heads.

light winds from the WSW.(Wind varies from 220 to 280 degs)

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Current weather near Nambucca Heads

Buoy Data:

At Coffs Harbour Waverider Buoy, 17 miles from Nambucca Heads.

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.008
Average period (s) 7.03 7.03 7.28 5.34

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Overall Nambucca Heads Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June


Surf stats for Nambucca Heads: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Nambucca Heads: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Nambucca Heads Location Maps

Nambucca Heads Location Map

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Wave buoys nearest to Nambucca Heads:

Tide stations nearest to Nambucca Heads:

  • Closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Nambucca Heads
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Coffs Harbour
    16 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Nambucca Heads is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Nambucca Heads is Tamworth Airport (TMW), also in Australia, 219 km (136 miles) away.
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