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Moreton Island - Yellow Patch Surf Guide

Moreton Island - Yellow Patch in Brisbane is a sheltered point break that has fairly consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. The best swell direction is from the northeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Rarely crowded here. Sharks have been reported here.

Moreton Island - Yellow Patch Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
24.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Moreton Island - Yellow Patch:

The best conditions reported for surf at Moreton Island - Yellow Patch occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Moreton Island - Yellow Patch (for consistent clean waves)?

februaryBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Moreton Island - Yellow Patch with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 6% of the time in February while 17% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 77% 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 Moreton Island - Yellow Patch Location Map

Interactive Moreton Island - Yellow Patch 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 Moreton Island - Yellow Patch is Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Australia, which is 43 km (27 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Moreton Island - Yellow Patch is Maroochydore Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), also in Australia, 58 km (36 miles) away.

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Moreton Island - Yellow Patch Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 06:14 Local Time
Monday 19
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 11 11 11 10
Wind (km/h) 20
S 15
S 15
SSE 15
Wind State off off cross-

Swell History at Moreton Island - Yellow Patch

Surf stats for Moreton Island - Yellow Patch, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Moreton Island - Yellow Patch

Wind stats for Moreton Island - Yellow Patch, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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