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Treachery Head ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.0

Overall: 1.4

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Treachery Head Surf Guide

Treachery Head in Port Macquarie is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the optimum times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the north northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast.The break here is a left hand point. Hazards include rips, rocks and sharks.

Treachery Head Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Treachery Head:

The best conditions reported for surf at Treachery Head occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Treachery Head with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in April while 58% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 9% 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).

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Interactive Treachery Head 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 Treachery Head is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, which is 76 km (47 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Treachery Head is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 208 km (129 miles) away.

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Treachery Head Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 12 June 2021, 21:11 Local Time
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Treachery Head

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

Wind History at Treachery Head

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

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