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The Groin (Noosa) Surf Guide

The Groin (Noosa) in Sunshine Coast is a fairly exposed breakwater break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. The breakwater breaks favour lefts. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Hazards include - Rocks.

The Groin (Noosa) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Groin (Noosa):

The best conditions reported for surf at The Groin (Noosa) occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf The Groin (Noosa) (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing The Groin (Noosa) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 17% of the time in April while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 56% 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 The Groin (Noosa) Location Map

Interactive The Groin (Noosa) 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.

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The Groin (Noosa) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 27 May 2022, 12:29 Local Time
Friday 27
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off off

Swell History at The Groin (Noosa)

Surf stats for The Groin (Noosa), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at The Groin (Noosa)

Wind stats for The Groin (Noosa), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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Wave Buoys Nearest To The Groin (Noosa):