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The Groyne ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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The Groyne Surf Guide

The Groyne on the North Coast is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. A reef breaks right. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks, rips, sharks and jellyfish.

The Groyne Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s43.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
27.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing The Groyne:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing The Groyne with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 28% of the time in June while 56% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
56%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
16%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore The Groyne Location Map

Interactive The Groyne 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 The Groyne is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 23 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to The Groyne is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 65 km (40 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
The Groyne Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 21:17 Local Time
MonTue
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 1.0
E
0.7
E
0.8
E
1.3
E
Period (s) 9 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 10
NNE 10
NNW 5
WNW
Wind State cross-
on
cross cross-
off
off

Swell History at The Groyne

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

Wind History at The Groyne

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near The Groyne. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    0km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s32.9
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To The Groyne: