Gold Coast Surf Forecasts

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 Monday’s tiny to virtually flat conditions belie the onset of a very large and energetic upswing in southerly swell this week – and this is set to come to a head at very large/ heavy levels across the entire Eastern Seaboard on Thursday and Friday. Read more

     
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Weekend Surf Forecast 23 - 25 August, 2019

Weekend Surf Forecast 23 - 25 August, 2019

The final week of winter is turning it on, just about everywhere you look.

22 Aug 2019
Nias: "It Is a Complete Disaster"

Nias: "It Is a Complete Disaster"

Construction continues at Lagundri Bay; local surfers up in arms

1 22 Aug 2019
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Nias: "It Is a Complete Disaster"

Construction continues at Lagundri Bay; local surfers up in arms

1 22 Aug 2019
Vale Damien Lovelock

Vale Damien Lovelock

22 Aug 2019
Recognising the Craft – The FCS Shaper Awards

Recognising the Craft – The FCS Shaper Awards

21 Aug 2019
Nick Carroll: Great Whites and the New Normal

Nick Carroll: Great Whites and the New Normal

2 21 Aug 2019
Mark Thomson Receives CCO, 300 Hours Community Service

Mark Thomson Receives CCO, 300 Hours Community Service

5 16 Aug 2019
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North Bondi

10-12 ft - SSW winds @ 17 knots Windy. 12.8°C, water 19°C

Maroubra

10-12 ft - SSW winds @ 17 knots Windy. 12.8°C, water 19°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

10-12 ft - SSW winds @ 11 knots Windy. °C, water 19°C

Forecasters Blog

Forecaster Blog: A Large Easterly Groundswell is Taking Shape for the entire East Coast

Epic winter conditions are on the horizon across the Eastern Seaboard.

Forecaster Blog: Fun sized Easterly swell inbound across the NSW coast

A new round of Easterly swell could see good to great conditions across the NSW coast next week.

Forecaster Blog: Long Enduring Run of South swell Brewing for the East Coast

The Tasman Sea is about to return to life in a very energetic way.

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