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Tallows Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Tallows Beach break guidePhoto by: DANIEL MAWKES

Tallows Beach Surf Guide

Tallows Beach on the North Coast is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf. Autumn and winter are the favoured times of year for waves. Ideal winds are from the northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include rips and rocks.

Tallows Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tallows Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Tallows Beach occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

augustBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tallows Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of August. Clean surfable waves are typically found 29% of the time in August while 53% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tallows Beach Location Map

Interactive Tallows 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 closest passenger airport to Tallows Beach is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 55 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Tallows Beach is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 149 km (93 miles) away.

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Tallows Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 22:16 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 11 11 10 11
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Tallows Beach

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

Wind History at Tallows Beach

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

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