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Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 4.0

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Main Beach – North Stradbroke Island Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Gold Coast, Australia)

Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island Surf Guide

Main Beach on the Gold Coast is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of sharks and jellyfish.

Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 19% of the time in July while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 43% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
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
43%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island Location Map

Interactive Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island 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 Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island is Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Australia, which is 41 km (25 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL), also in Australia, 69 km (43 miles) away.

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Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 20 June 2021, 19:41 Local Time
SunMon
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 1.6
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.2
SE
Period (s) 7 8 8 9
Wind (km/h)
40
35
35
30
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island

Surf stats for Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island

Wind stats for Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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