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Sawtell-The Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Sawtell-The Island Surf Guide

Sawtell-The Island in Port Macquarie is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the west southwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks consists of rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

Sawtell-The Island Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent21.2°C

Surfing Sawtell-The Island:

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

Surf Forecasts:

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Sawtell-The Island sea temperature, Sawtell-The Island photographs, Sawtell-The Island detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sawtell-The Island webcams, current wind from NSW - Port Macquarie live weather stations and Sawtell-The Island tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Sawtell-The Island

Sawtell-The Island Surf:

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 16:07 Local time
Tuesday 02
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 10
SW 10
W 10
Wind State off off cross-

Tide Times:

For Coffs Harbour, Australia, 8 km from Sawtell-The Island.

IS AT (local time)

Sawtell-The Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Coffs Harbour, 10 km from Sawtell-The Island.

light winds from the WSW.(Wind varies from 220 to 280 degs)

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Current weather near Sawtell-The Island

Buoy Data:

At Coffs Harbour Waverider Buoy, 11 miles from Sawtell-The Island.

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.008
Average period (s) 7.03 7.03 7.28 5.34

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Overall Sawtell-The Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Surf stats for Sawtell-The Island: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Sawtell-The Island: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Sawtell-The Island Location Maps

Sawtell-The Island Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Sawtell-The Island:

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Wave buoys nearest to Sawtell-The Island:

Tide stations nearest to Sawtell-The Island:

  • Closest tide station
    Coffs Harbour
    5 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    9 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Northwest Solitary Island
    17 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    30 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Sawtell-The Island is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Sawtell-The Island is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL), also in Australia, 232 km (144 miles) away.
Sawtell-The Island break location map and break info