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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
26.9°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:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Nobby's Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in June while 52% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Nobby's Beach Location Map

Interactive Nobby's Beach 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 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.

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Nobby's Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 7 February 2023, 08:04 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-

Swell History at Nobby's Beach

Surf stats for Nobby's Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Nobby's Beach

Wind stats for Nobby's Beach, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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