Located in Queensland, Australia, Agnes Waters is a great point break wave for longboarders but can also turn on for short boarders when a solid swell hits This spot is one of the most northern places you can surf on the East Coast of Australia, nestled in between Fraser Island and The Great Barrier Reef. The waves here are pretty easy to surf and can break for up to 100 meters, providing fun sections for noseriding – a perfect logging wave. Generally quite a cruisy wave and only a short walk from town. Things get a little different with Cyclonic swells when the surf can reach 10 – 12ft. Plenty of options around when the surf reaches this size, so go explore!
What are the best surf conditions for Agnes Waters?
Gets good overhead. We recommend riding your longboard or standard shortboard/fish when it’s bigger here. Agnes Waters in Queensland is best suited to beginner, intermediate and advanced surfers. It sometimes has a wave and isn’t super consistent (5/10) but can get ridiculously crowded (9/10) when it turns on. The best winds for Agnes Water are West. The best swell direction is from the East.
We recommend wearing boardshorts or a bikini, plus a wetsuit top in strong winds in summer. The warmest water temperature is a warm 25 degrees in January. In winter we recommend wearing a spring suit with temps being a pleasant 19 degrees! See the temperature chart below for more data on this.