Sunshine Coast Surf Forecasts

Ben Macartney

Ben Macartney's Regional Outlook

Updated 16 Aug 2019 @ 1:24 PM (local)
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The surf heights forecasted for Sunshine Coast

Please consider your local spots specific orientation to the coast and any local idiosyncrasies that may also effect the swell in relation to this regional forecast.

  • Swell analysis

    Summary
    The last of this week's long-run of South/SSE swell dropped back to a slower 3 to 4ft across far northern NSW coasts by Friday morning; while grading to a smaller 2ft or so across the more exposed QLD beaches. Saturday morning effectively marking the last notable day of the swell as it combines with some faint, long range SE swell. Unfortunately the frontal progression responsible for a minor rise in south swell has been unanimously downgraded by latest model runs.

    As a result, we're now looking at a pretty modest rise in short-period energy, probably not exceeding a junky 2ft across south fading breaks over the weekend - and grading to tiny to near flat just about everywhere else.

     

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