Mid North Coast NSW Surf Report - Beginners & Kids
Coffs Harbour to Crescent Head, Port Macquarie to Seal Rocks
Best Beginners & Kids Surf Spots*
Jetty Beach Northern end - large North East to Easterly swells & mid sized Southerly swells. West to North Easterly winds best.
Sheltered Northern ends of beaches - small swells. West to Northerly winds best.
South West Rocks to Point Plomer
Trial Bay - mid sized North Easterly, large Easterly & very large South Easterly swells. South West to Easterly winds best.
Sheltered Northern ends of back beaches (to the south of towns) - small swells. West to Northerly winds best.
Port Macquarie to Seal Rocks
Southern ends of beaches from Port Macquarie to Diamond Head, Old Bar Beaches & One Mile Beach Forster - small Easterly swells & small to mid sized Southerly swells. West to South Westerly winds best.
Sheltered Northern ends of beaches like Lighthouse Beach Port Macquarie & Pacific Palms Beaches - small to mid sized North Easterly swells & small East to Southerly swells. West to Northerly winds best.
On small swells, the Mid North Coast's many open beaches can have fun waves on North West to South Westerly winds.
Remember, catching green (unbroken) waves is often easier on mid to high tides (less nosedives) or if the waves are too big or challenging, surf whitewater waves close to shore, which is normally best on mid to low tides in waist deep water.
Click the tide tab on the charts above for more info on tide times & heights.