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Old Woman Island - South Side ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Old Woman Island – South Side Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Sunshine Coast, Australia)

Old Woman Island - South Side Surf Guide

Old Woman Island(South Side) on the North Coast is an exposed point break that usually has waves. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the south.The break here is a left hand point. Often Crowded. Take care of sharks and rocks.

Old Woman Island - South Side Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Old Woman Island - South Side:

The best conditions reported for surf at Old Woman Island - South Side occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Old Woman Island - South Side (for consistent clean waves)?

novemberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Old Woman Island - South Side with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 37% of the time in November while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
37%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
44%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
19%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Old Woman Island - South Side Location Map

Interactive Old Woman Island - South Side 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 Old Woman Island - South Side is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 4 km (2 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Old Woman Island - South Side is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 84 km (52 miles) away.

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Old Woman Island - South Side Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 20:01 Local Time
MonTue
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 1.1
E
0.7
E
0.8
E
1.3
E
Period (s) 9 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
NE 5
NNE 10
NNW 5
W
Wind State cross-
off
off off glass

Swell History at Old Woman Island - South Side

Surf stats for Old Woman Island - South Side, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Old Woman Island - South Side

Wind stats for Old Woman Island - South Side, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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