Gold Coast Surf Forecasts

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Steve Shearer

Steve Shearer 's 5-DAY SURF FORECAST

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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 Sun 24 January)Saturday: Leftover S/SE groundswell with some stray OH sets south of the border and selected QLD swell magnets. Read more

     
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Features
Swell Alert: A Powerful South and SSE groundswell is about to Rock the East Coast

Swell Alert: A Powerful South and SSE groundswell is about to Rock the East Coast

Get ready, the East Coast is about to rumble.

1 18 Jan 2021
A Ripping New Rage Vid, Pete Mel's Stoke Is Everyone's Stoke, and Maverick's on Skis? What?

A Ripping New Rage Vid, Pete Mel's Stoke Is Everyone's Stoke, and Maverick's on Skis? What?

This Week In Surfing: Ten Things from Surfing & the Internet on the Week That Was January 15 2021

1 15 Jan 2021
RIP: Gordon James Philipson (1938-2021)

RIP: Gordon James Philipson (1938-2021)

Long-serving and legendary stalwart of Australian and Queensland surfing passes away at 82

14 Jan 2021
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A Ripping New Rage Vid, Pete Mel's Stoke Is Everyone's Stoke, and Maverick's on Skis? What?

This Week In Surfing: Ten Things from Surfing & the Internet on the Week That Was January 15 2021

1 15 Jan 2021
RIP: Gordon James Philipson (1938-2021)

RIP: Gordon James Philipson (1938-2021)

14 Jan 2021
Photos and Highlights From the '21 Burleigh Single Fin Festival

Photos and Highlights From the '21 Burleigh Single Fin Festival

4 13 Jan 2021
Margaret River Starts 2021 on the Pump

Margaret River Starts 2021 on the Pump

12 Jan 2021
WSL's Horror Run Continues, Mason Finally Meets the Reef, and Waves Glorious Waves

WSL's Horror Run Continues, Mason Finally Meets the Reef, and Waves Glorious Waves

1 9 Jan 2021
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North Bondi

1 - 2 ft+ - SSE winds @ 8 knots Sunny. 33.2°C, water 23°C

Maroubra

1 - 2 ft+ - SSE winds @ 8 knots Sunny. 33.2°C, water 23°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

1 - 2 ft+ - NNE winds @ 9 knots Sunny. °C, water 23°C

Forecasters Blog

Forecaster Blog: Tropical Cyclone Yasa and its distant cousin, Tropical Cyclone Zazu

A distant Southwest Pacific cyclone holds latent east swell potential in the lead-up to Christmas.

Forecaster Blog: The East Coast’s Tropical Swell Window is About to Wake Up

A resurgent La Nina is about to rock the East Coast this December.

Forecaster Blog: The 2020 La Nina, East Coast Tropical Cyclone Seasonal Outlook

Will the 2020/21 cyclone season live up to expectations?

Forecaster Blog: Climate Models Tipping Towards a Stronger La Niña

The 2020 La Niña continues to gather momentum: What will the surf be like this November and December?

Forecaster Blog: La Niña conditions are here, what does it mean for Surf?

La Nina conditions continue to develop. Will the surf pump?

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