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Surfers Paradise Surf Forecast / QLD – Gold Coast / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Thursday 11 Aug 2022 AEST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Surfers Paradise surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Surfers Paradise sea temperature is 20.0 °C (Statistics for 11 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 20.8 max: 21.6 min: 19.9 °C)
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Surfers Paradise surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Surfers Paradise sea temperature is 20.0 °C (Statistics for 11 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 20.8 max: 21.6 min: 19.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for QLD - Gold Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 7 km away suggest it is still onshore at Surfers Paradise (moderate winds from the E at GoldCoastSeaway).

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Actual: 44 min ago

Moderate
22 km/h
E
Onshore
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How big are the waves at Surfers Paradise today?

The current surf forecast for Surfers Paradise at 3PM is: 1.1m 11s primary swell from a Southeast direction and 0.4m 11s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 09:00am August 11). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 Aug)4ft (1.2m)11s
Afternoon (11 Aug)3.5ft (1.1m)11s
Evening (11 Aug)3.5ft (1.1m)10s

Table - waves today at Surfers Paradise. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

Updates in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Thursday
11
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM
Rating
(10 max)
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Swell
Height Map
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T queensland.htsgw.metric.45.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
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T queensland.htsgw.metric.93.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.117.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.141.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
SE
1.2
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1
ESE
1
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
ESE
0.7
ESE
1.2
NE
1.1
NE
1
NE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.6
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
1
E
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.4
E
0.5
E
0.4
E
0.4
E
0.9
S
1.7
SSE
2
S
1.9
SSE
0.8
E
0.8
E
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Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)4033603032582532532292341961891541489274745876102987569585882787211594968390115115908767120857695957676767471525252524435434388392576497125125
Wind
(km/h)
15
S
20
SSE
15
SE
15
ESE
10
ESE
10
ENE
5
NNE
5
N
5
NNW
10
N
15
NNE
15
N
15
NNE
20
N
20
N
20
NNW
15
NW
20
NW
20
NW
5
SSW
15
WNW
10
WSW
10
W
10
W
15
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
15
W
15
W
15
WNW
15
WNW
15
W
15
W
20
WNW
20
W
15
W
15
W
15
WNW
15
W
15
WNW
20
W
25
W
20
W
15
WSW
20
W
20
W
15
WSW
10
WSW
10
WNW
10
E
10
ENE
5
NE
5
W
10
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
NNW
10
N
15
N
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
offoncross-
on
glassoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscross
High Tide
/ height (m)
8:20AM
0.95
8:57PM
1.59
9:08AM
1.00
9:43PM
1.59
9:54AM
1.06
10:26PM
1.55
10:39AM
1.10
11:07PM
1.47
11:24AM
1.12
11:46PM
1.36
12:11PM
1.13
12:25AM
1.24
1:04PM
1.12
1:04AM
1.10
2:05PM
1.11
Low Tide
/ height (m)
2:11PM
0.20
3:44AM
0.29
3:02PM
0.19
4:24AM
0.29
3:50PM
0.21
5:02AM
0.31
4:37PM
0.25
5:38AM
0.33
5:23PM
0.32
6:13AM
0.36
6:11PM
0.40
6:48AM
0.37
7:02PM
0.48
7:25AM
0.38

Note: the tide data above is for Nerang River (Bundall), Australia which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Surfers Paradise.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Surfers Paradise blow from the W

Thursday
11
Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C151717181717171717181818181818171716161513121211111619191614121111151820161514131215192016141211101417171514121212161818
Feels °C (?)1114131515161616161715161615151415131414101098711131312108771113151211109810131512987711141413129109141515
Sunrise6:20-------6:20-------6:18-------6:18-------6:18-------6:16-------6:16-------6:15---
Sunset---5:21-------5:22-------5:22-------5:22-------5:23-------5:23-------5:24-------5:24

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