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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 / QLD – North Coast / Australia

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 pm Sunday 16 May 2021 AEST
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Fraser Island - Waddy Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fraser Island - Waddy Point sea temperature is 24.2 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.1 max: 25.3 min: 23.2 °C)
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Fraser Island - Waddy Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fraser Island - Waddy Point sea temperature is 24.2 °C (Statistics for 16 May 1981-2005 - mean: 24.1 max: 25.3 min: 23.2 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for QLD - North Coast

  1. Coolum accommodation and official site sunshine coast queensland australiaCoolum: ‘Coolum surf: 1.4 metres(5') 10 knots SE. The S protected stretches and E facing points early on the dropping tide before the ESE winds get up. Fun ones in the outer bays at Noosa also on the dropping tide.’

    Coolum Beach, 176 km away
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Fraser Island - Waddy Point this week:

The surf forecast for Fraser Island - Waddy Point over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Monday (May 17) at 7AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.7m and 9s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 9s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Fraser Island - Waddy Point in the next 12 days are 2.3m 8s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (May 20) at 4PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.9m 6s period and expected on Tuesday (May 18) at 10PM.

Wave TypeTime (AEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 7AM (Mon 17th May)2.5ft (0.7m) 9s
Best Surf10PM (Mon 17th May)3.5ft (1.0m) 8s
Most Powerful 4PM (Thu 20th May)7.5ft (2.3m) 8s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Fraser Island - Waddy Point over the next 12 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Fri
28
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
111000111122112212202122112122221000
T queensland.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.192.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.216.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.240.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.264.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.288.cc23
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
2.1
ESE
2.2
ESE
2.2
ESE
2.3
ESE
2.4
ESE
2.3
ESE
1.8
E
2.1
ESE
2.4
SE
2.4
ESE
2.1
ESE
2.2
ESE
2.2
ESE
2
ESE
1.8
ESE
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.6
ESE
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
0.7
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.4
E
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78815740393834646745957264068645444452057840854061548436530528229224025726424520116516816283434327
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
30
SE
25
SE
30
SE
30
SE
25
SE
30
ESE
30
SE
30
SE
25
SE
30
SSE
30
SE
30
SE
25
ESE
25
SE
30
SE
25
ESE
25
SE
20
ESE
25
SE
25
SE
25
ESE
20
ESE
20
SE
15
E
15
ESE
15
SE
5
ESE
10
SSW
10
SSE
5
SW
15
SW
15
SW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
glassoffcross-
off
offoffcross-
off
11:32PM
1.75
11:54AM
1.04
12:24AM
1.70
1:16PM
1.02
1:21AM
1.65
2:39PM
1.07
2:20AM
1.62
3:41PM
1.17
3:17AM
1.61
4:27PM
1.31
4:10AM
1.60
5:10PM
1.47
5:00AM
1.59
5:51PM
1.64
5:47AM
1.58
6:34PM
1.80
6:34AM
1.55
7:18PM
1.95
7:21AM
1.50
8:04PM
2.05
8:09AM
1.44
8:51PM
2.10
8:59AM
1.36
6:50AM
0.72
5:02PM
0.72
8:01AM
0.69
6:03PM
0.79
8:58AM
0.63
7:24PM
0.81
9:41AM
0.55
8:50PM
0.78
10:17AM
0.46
10:02PM
0.69
10:52AM
0.37
11:01PM
0.59
11:28AM
0.28
11:55PM
0.49
12:04PM
0.21
12:47AM
0.42
12:42PM
0.17
1:38AM
0.38
1:23PM
0.16
2:31AM
0.38
2:04PM
0.20
3:25AM
0.42
2:47PM
0.27

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Fraser Island - Waddy Point blow from the SSW

Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
Wednesday
26
Thursday
27
Fri
28
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
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-6:16--6:16--6:16--6:16--6:18--6:18--6:18--6:18--6:20--6:20--6:20--6:20-
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Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Warm (max 22°C on Mon morning, min 20°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Moderate rain (total 17mm), heaviest on Fri afternoon. Warm (max 22°C on Wed night, min 20°C on Wed night). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Sat night. Warm (max 23°C on Sun morning, min 21°C on Sat night). Mainly fresh winds.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 8mm), mostly falling on Tue night. Warm (max 22°C on Tue night, min 17°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Fraser Island - Waddy Point Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Fraser Island - Waddy Point provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Fraser Island - Waddy Point can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Fraser Island - Waddy Point surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Fraser Island - Waddy Point) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Fraser Island - Waddy Point may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Queensland North Coast? If you are looking for accommodation near Fraser Island - Waddy Point, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Queensland North Coast, consider staying in Urangan which is 59 km (37 miles) away. Other places in and around Queensland North Coast where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Hervey Bay which is 60 km (37 miles) away, Torquay and Maryborough.