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The Spit ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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The Spit Surf Forecast / QLD – Gold Coast / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Saturday 27 Feb 2021 AEST
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The Spit surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Spit sea temperature is 26.6 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 26.0 max: 27.4 min: 24.8 °C)
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The Spit surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Spit sea temperature is 26.6 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 26.0 max: 27.4 min: 24.8 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for QLD - Gold Coast

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at The Spit (light winds from the E at Gold Coast 2 km from The Spit). 1.0m 9 s period swell from E

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1 h 22 min ago

Light
7 km/h
E
Clean
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How big are the waves at The Spit today?

The current surf forecast for The Spit at 10AM is: 0.9m 8s primary swell from a East direction and 0.1m 8s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 03:00am February 27). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 2.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 Feb)3ft (0.9m)8s
Afternoon (27 Feb)3.5ft (1.0m)8s
Evening (27 Feb)3.5ft (1.0m)9s

Table - waves today at The Spit. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
12221012222211121221111
T queensland.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
89988899999999999999999
143119117115115143145145145145145145152157157157157153152123122122122
5
N
5
N
5
SW
5
ESE
15
ENE
15
E
15
E
10
E
5
WNW
5
SSW
0
WSW
5
NE
15
NE
15
NNE
10
NNE
10
NNE
10
N
5
NW
5
NW
5
N
15
NE
15
NNE
15
NNE
crossglassglassglassononononglassglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
8:16AM
1.78
8:34PM
1.37
8:55AM
1.79
9:14PM
1.44
9:35AM
1.76
1:40AM
0.23
2:40PM
0.24
2:23AM
0.19
3:16PM
0.22
3:08AM
0.19
3:53PM
0.22

Note: the tide data above is for Gold Coast Seaway, Australia which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for The Spit.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at The Spit blow from the W

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
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