Located on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, North Stradbroke Island has a beach break and also a right-hand point break which can be fun. Some waves can be challenging and can break for up to 100 meters, providing fun sections for manoeuvres.
What are the best surf conditions for North Stradbroke Island?
Gets good between head-high to overhead. We recommend riding your fish, longboard, standard shortboard when bigger here. North Stradbroke Island in The Gold Coast is best suited to intermediate to advanced surfers. The surf here is usually has a wave (5/10) and can get busy when it’s on or on weekends (5/10). The best winds for North Stradbroke Island are South. The best swell direction is from the Northeast.
We recommend wearing boardshorts or a bikini, plus a wetsuit top in strong winds in summer with the warmest water temperature a balmy 27 degrees in February. In winter we recommend wearing boardshorts or a bikini, plus a wetsuit top with temps being a pleasant 22 degrees! See the temperature chart below for more data on this.