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Nobby's Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 2.7

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Nobby's Beach break guidePhoto by: Fun Travel tV

Nobby's Beach Surf Guide

Nobby's Beach on the Gold Coast is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds are from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Take care of rips, obstacles, locals and sharks.

Nobby's Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Nobby's Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Nobby's Beach occur when a East 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 Nobby's Beach sea temperature, Nobby's Beach photographs, Nobby's Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Nobby's Beach webcams, current wind from QLD - Gold Coast live weather stations and Nobby's 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 Nobby's Beach

Nobby's Beach Surf:

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 23:35 Local time
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 15
W 20
W 15
WSW 15
Wind State off off off off

Tide Times:

For Varsity Lakes, 5 km from Nobby's Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Nobby's Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gold Coast, 11 km from Nobby's Beach.

moderate winds from the W

no report
Air temperature
18.3 °C

Current weather near Nobby's Beach

Overall Nobby's Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Surf stats for Nobby's Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Nobby's Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Nobby's Beach photo

Nobby's Beach

Photo credit: Noah Denzin

Nobby's Beach photo

Nobby's Beach

Photo credit: Fun Travel TV

Nobby's Beach photo

Nobby's Beach

Photo credit: Fun Travel tV

Nobby's Beach photo

Nobby's Beach

Photo credit: Fun Travel tV

Nobby's Beach Location Maps

Nobby's Beach Location Map

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

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Nobby's Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Nobby's Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Nobby's Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    Varsity Lakes
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Nerang River (Bundall)
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Gold Coast
    6 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Gold Coast Seaway
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Runaway Bay
    9 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Nobby's Beach is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 14 km (9 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Nobby's Beach is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 165 km (102 miles) away.
Nobby's Beach break location map and break info