Gold Coast Surf Forecasts

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Ben Macartney

Ben Macartney'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.

  • Recap A weakening E to NE flow supported by a new Tasman high is likely to lead in incrementally smaller surf in the 2ft range on Friday and Saturday; possibly culminating in weaker 1 to 2ft surf into Sunday, with scope for a minor rebuild in E tradewind swell early next week. Read more

     
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North Bondi

2-3 ft - E winds @ 13 knots Sunny. 32.1°C, water 19°C

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2-3 ft - E winds @ 13 knots Sunny. 32.1°C, water 19°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

2-3 ft - NE winds @ 11 knots Sunny. °C, water 19°C

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