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Port Macquarie-Town Beach Surf Guide

Port Macquarie-Town Beach in Port Macquarie is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the west southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks, and sharks.

Port Macquarie-Town Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Port Macquarie-Town Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Port Macquarie-Town Beach 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 Port Macquarie-Town Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Port Macquarie-Town Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 62% of the time in May while 29% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Port Macquarie-Town Beach Location Map

Interactive Port Macquarie-Town 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 Port Macquarie-Town Beach is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 128 km (80 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Port Macquarie-Town Beach is Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia, 181 km (112 miles) away.

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Port Macquarie-Town Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 7 February 2023, 10:13 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
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Swell History at Port Macquarie-Town Beach

Surf stats for Port Macquarie-Town Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Port Macquarie-Town Beach

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

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