North Coast NSW Surf Report - Beginners & Kids
Tweed Coast, Byron Bay to Yamba
Best Beginners & Kids Surf Spots*
Southern ends of Kingscliff & Cabarita Beaches - small Easterly swells & mid sized Southerly swells. West to South Westerly winds best.
Byron Bay to Ballina
Tallows Beach Northern end - small swells swells. West to Northerly winds best.
Evans Head to Yamba
Southern ends of Evans Head & Yamba Beaches - small North East to South Easterly swells & mid sized Southerly swells with Spookies Beach Angourie a potential option on larger Southerly swells. West to South Westerly winds best.
Northern ends of Yamba & Angourie Beaches – small North East to Southerly swells. West to Northerly winds best.
Open beaches also fun on small swells & 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 often 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.