Gold Coast Surf Forecasts
The surf heights forecasted for Gold Coast
The Coastalwatch 'Surf Forecast' refers to breaking wave heights in the surf zone that are forecasted for a region. Coastalwatch provides 14 regional surf forecast daily across Australia.
Because each is regional forecast, consider there may be variations between the wave heights predicted and what you can expect at your local surf due to variables. For example; orientation to the coast, ocean floor bathymetry, local weather and many other local idiosyncrasies may effect the swell and weather patterns causing differing wave heights. Always use this forecast as a guide - for more detail, please read the Swell Analysis.
Short-Term Analysis (through Wednesday, 28 October)A solid round of south swell fills in across the region throughout Tuesday and eases Wednesday, favouring the more exposed northern NSW coast beaches for size and power on both days, while offering up notably smaller, fun-sized options north of Byron Bay. Read more
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5 - 6 ft+ - S winds @ 18 knots Showers. Windy. 14.7°C, water 18°C
4 - 6 ft - S winds @ 18 knots Showers. Windy. 14.7°C, water 18°C
3 - 4 ft+ - S winds @ 11 knots Showers. Windy. °C, water 18°C
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