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Tip Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Tip Beach Surf Guide

Tip Beach on the East Coast is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the west northwest with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

Tip Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Tip Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Tip Beach 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 38% of the time in June while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 32% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
38%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
30%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
32%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Tip Beach Location Map

Interactive Tip 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 nearest passenger airport to Tip Beach is Canberra Airport (CBR) in Australia, which is 258 km (160 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Tip Beach is Albury Airport (ABX), also in Australia, 300 km (186 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.
Tip Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 16:20 Local Time
Friday 26
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 1.4
SW
0.9
ENE
1.3
SSW
0.9
SSW
Period (s) 8 8 6 6
Wind (km/h) 30
SW 25
SW 15
SW 10
W
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Tip Beach

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

Wind History at Tip Beach

Wind stats for Tip Beach, 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 Tip Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.7
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
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    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    48km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s21.9
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    51km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    60km away
    • Icon beachBeach and point
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    62km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Tip Beach: