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Fraser Island - Waddy Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Fraser Island – Waddy Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Queensland North Coast, Australia)

Fraser Island - Waddy Point Surf Guide

Waddy Point(Fraser Island) on the East Coast is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf Offshore winds blow from the south southwest. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Rarely crowded here. Take care of sharks ,rocks and jellyfish.

Fraser Island - Waddy Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
26.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fraser Island - Waddy Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fraser Island - Waddy Point occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Fraser Island - Waddy Point (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fraser Island - Waddy Point 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 35% of the time in June while 44% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 21% 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 Fraser Island - Waddy Point Location Map

Interactive Fraser Island - Waddy Point 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 Fraser Island - Waddy Point is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) in Australia, which is 184 km (114 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Fraser Island - Waddy Point is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 270 km (168 miles) away.

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Fraser Island - Waddy Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 23 April 2021, 03:42 Local Time
Friday 23
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 3 9 9 10
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 15
SSW 20
S 20
Wind State cross-
off off off

Swell History at Fraser Island - Waddy Point

Surf stats for Fraser Island - Waddy Point, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Fraser Island - Waddy Point

Wind stats for Fraser Island - Waddy Point, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Fraser Island - Waddy Point Reviews:

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Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.2
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s32.5
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s43.5
  • Accommodation:Icon  s33.0
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