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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 / QLD – Gold Coast / Australia

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 pm Sunday 16 May 2021 AEST
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Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island sea temperature is 22.9 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 23.6 max: 25.0 min: 22.7 °C)
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Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island sea temperature is 22.9 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 23.6 max: 25.0 min: 22.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for QLD - Gold Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update calm at Victoria Point mean that is clean at Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island.

  2. Coolum accommodation and official site sunshine coast queensland australiaCoolum: ‘Coolum surf: 1.4 metres(5') 10 knots SE. The S protected stretches and E facing points early on the dropping tide before the ESE winds get up. Fun ones in the outer bays at Noosa also on the dropping tide.’

    Coolum Beach, 120 km away
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20 km away, 1 h 38 min ago

Calm
2 km/h
SW
12.0
22.9
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island this week:

The most powerful waves expected at Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island in the next 12 days are 1.4m 8s and forecast to arrive on Saturday (May 22) at 10PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.2m 2s period and expected on Monday (May 17) at 7AM.

Wave TypeTime (AEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)--
Best Surf--
Most Powerful10PM (Sat 22nd May)4.5ft (1.4m) 8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island over the next 12 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Fri
28
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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T queensland.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.216.cc23
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0.7
SE
0.5
E
0.5
E
1.1
SE
1
SSE
1.4
SE
1
SE
1.3
ESE
1.1
ESE
1.3
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.1
E
1.5
SE
1.5
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.2
E
1.4
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
1.3
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.1
SE
0.4
E
0.5
SE
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15
SW
20
W
10
SSE
30
SSE
35
SSE
35
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
30
SE
25
SE
30
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
35
SSE
40
SSE
35
SE
35
SE
40
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
30
SSE
30
SE
30
SE
20
SSE
15
SE
10
E
5
S
10
NE
10
WNW
15
SSW
15
SW
15
W
30
W
15
WSW
cross-
off
offcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscrossoffcrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
11:04PM
1.54
11:31AM
0.89
11:55PM
1.51
12:37PM
0.87
12:53AM
1.50
1:50PM
0.90
1:55AM
1.50
2:59PM
0.98
2:56AM
1.51
3:58PM
1.13
3:54AM
1.52
4:50PM
1.30
4:49AM
1.51
5:39PM
1.50
5:42AM
1.47
6:26PM
1.68
6:34AM
1.41
7:14PM
1.83
7:24AM
1.33
8:01PM
1.93
8:15AM
1.24
8:50PM
1.96
9:07AM
1.15
6:03AM
0.37
4:54PM
0.40
7:03AM
0.37
5:51PM
0.45
8:05AM
0.33
7:02PM
0.47
9:01AM
0.27
8:19PM
0.46
9:50AM
0.19
9:33PM
0.40
10:35AM
0.11
10:41PM
0.31
11:17AM
0.03
11:43PM
0.22
11:58AM
-0.03
12:42AM
0.14
12:39PM
-0.06
1:39AM
0.08
1:21PM
-0.07
2:35AM
0.06
2:05PM
-0.04
3:31AM
0.08
2:51PM
0.01

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island blow from the WNW

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Fri
28
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
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-6:20--6:20--6:20--6:20--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:24--6:24--6:24--6:24--6:26-
--5:04--5:02--5:02--5:01--5:01--5:01--5:00--5:00--5:00--5:00--5:00--5:00

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Mon night. Warm (max 21°C on Mon afternoon, min 14°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the SSE by Mon night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Warm (max 21°C on Wed night, min 18°C on Thu night). Mainly strong winds.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 13mm), heaviest on Sat night. Warm (max 20°C on Sat night, min 18°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Thu morning. Warm (max 21°C on Tue night, min 14°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue night, fresh winds from the W by Fri morning).

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Information about the Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Main Beach - North Stradbroke Island is 39 km (24 miles) from Logan City. If you plan a holiday in Gold Coast, look for hotels and other accommodation in Logan City. Logan City has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.