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Pippi Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Pippi Beach Surf Guide

Pippi Beach on the North Coast is a sheltered beach break that only works once in a while The best wind direction is from the west northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for sharks.

Pippi Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
23.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pippi Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pippi Beach occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pippi Beach 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 43% of the time in July while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
12%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pippi Beach Location Map

Interactive Pippi Beach 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 nearest passenger airport to Pippi Beach is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 100 km (62 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pippi Beach is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL), also in Australia, 143 km (89 miles) away.

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Pippi Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 23:47 Local Time
Saturday 24
1AM4AM7AM10AM
Wave (m) 0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.3
SSE
Period (s) 23 23 17 18
Wind (km/h) 10
WSW 10
WSW 10
WSW 10
WSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Pippi Beach

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

Wind History at Pippi Beach

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

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