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North wall ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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North wall Surf Guide

North wall on the East Coast is an exposed beach/Groyne/Rivermouth break that has very reliable surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the west southwest. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks favour rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rocks and rips.

North wall Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach/groyne/rivermouthIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
26.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing North wall:

The best conditions reported for surf at North wall occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing North wall 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 45% of the time in July while 39% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
45%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
39%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
16%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore North wall Location Map

Interactive North wall 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 North wall is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 79 km (49 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to North wall is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS), also in Australia, 167 km (104 miles) away.

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North wall Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 28 February 2021, 12:30 Local Time
Sunday 28
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 1.1
E
1.0
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 20
NNE 15
NNE 15
N
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at North wall

Surf stats for North wall, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at North wall

Wind stats for North wall, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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