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Tallebudgera ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Crowds: 3.0
Accommodation: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Tallebudgera Surf Guide

Tallebudgera on the Gold Coast is a reasonably exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the west with some shelter here from south winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Hazards include rips, rocks, sharks, locals, rips.

Tallebudgera Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBreakwaterIcon  s43.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tallebudgera:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tallebudgera 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 5% of the time in July while 13% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 82% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
5%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
13%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
82%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Tallebudgera 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 closest passenger airport to Tallebudgera is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 9 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tallebudgera is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 86 km (53 miles) away.

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Tallebudgera Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 12:46 Local Time
Tuesday 02
1PM4PM7PM10PM
Wave (m) 1.0
E
1.1
E
1.0
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1.0
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Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 15
SE 25
SSE 20
SSE
Wind State cross-
on
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on
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on
cross

Swell History at Tallebudgera

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

Wind History at Tallebudgera

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

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