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South Stradbroke ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.1
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.3

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South Stradbroke Surf Guide

South Stradbroke on the Gold Coast is an exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf The best wind direction is from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of sharks ,rocks and locals.

South Stradbroke Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp:
fairly consistent21.1°C

Surfing South Stradbroke:

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

Surf Forecasts:

Queensland wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view South Stradbroke sea temperature, South Stradbroke photographs, South Stradbroke detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, South Stradbroke webcams, current wind from QLD - Gold Coast live weather stations and South Stradbroke 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 South Stradbroke

South Stradbroke Surf:

Sunday, 5 July 2020, 22:45 Local time
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 9 10 11 11
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 10
S 10
SW 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Tide Times:

For Gold Coast Seaway, Australia, 2 km from South Stradbroke.

IS AT (local time)

South Stradbroke Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Gold Coast, 2 km from South Stradbroke.

light winds from the SW

Air temperature
11.9 °C

Current weather near South Stradbroke

Overall South Stradbroke Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July


Surf stats for South Stradbroke: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for South Stradbroke: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

South Straddie, South Stradbroke photo

South Stradbroke

Photo credit: dave

South Stradbroke Location Maps

South Stradbroke Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to QLD - Gold Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of South Stradbroke

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to South Stradbroke:

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Wave buoys nearest to South Stradbroke:

Tide stations nearest to South Stradbroke:

  • Closest tide station
    Gold Coast Seaway
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Runaway Bay
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Gold Coast
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Nerang River (Bundall)
    5 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Varsity Lakes
    11 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to South Stradbroke is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 27 km (17 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to South Stradbroke is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 151 km (94 miles) away.
South Stradbroke break location map and break info