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Woody Head Surf Guide

Woody Head in North Coast - New South Wales is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the west southwest with some shelter here from southwest winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. There is no reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. An uncrowded break, even when it is working. Watch out for - Rocks.

Woody Head Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Woody Head:

The best conditions reported for surf at Woody Head occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Woody Head 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 51% of the time in June while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 7% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
51%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
7%
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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Woody Head Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 7 May 2021, 21:07 Local Time
FriSat
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 2.0
ESE
2.0
ESE
1.9
ESE
1.6
E
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 5
WNW 5
WSW 5
WSW
Wind State cross-
on
glass off off

Swell History at Woody Head

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

Wind History at Woody Head

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

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