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Wategos ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 3.1

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Wategos Surf Guide

Wategos on the North Coast is a reasonably exposed point break that is usually a safe bet Offshore winds are from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

Wategos Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
23.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Wategos:

The best conditions reported for surf at Wategos occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Wategos with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 19% of the time in March while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 54% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
54%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Wategos Location Map

Interactive Wategos 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 closest passenger airport to Wategos is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 54 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Wategos is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 148 km (92 miles) away.

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Wategos Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 20:50 Local Time
MonTue
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 15
SW 20
SW
Wind State off off cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Wategos

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

Wind History at Wategos

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

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