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Pottsville Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 4.1

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Pottsville Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Pottsville Beach Surf Guide

Pottsville Beach on the North Coast is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. Offshore winds blow from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

Pottsville Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pottsville Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Pottsville 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 33% of the time in July while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 22% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
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
22%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Pottsville Beach Location Map

Interactive Pottsville 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 Pottsville Beach is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 25 km (16 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Pottsville Beach is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 120 km (75 miles) away.

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Pottsville Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 20:44 Local Time
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7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 1.3
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.5
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Period (s) 8 8 7 8
Wind (km/h) 15
S 15
S 15
SSW 15
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Swell History at Pottsville Beach

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

Wind History at Pottsville Beach

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

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