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User rating (8)
Turn off the Pacific Hwy about 17km North of Coffs Harbour into Emerald Beach. Follow the signs (or ask a local)
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)
Good swell directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising tide
Week-end crowdFew surfers
Good regular spot, definitely worth a stop if you are heading up the coast through Coffs Harbour. Best on NW with 6-8ft swell...Bitchin'
great for all surfers p.s. great locals
By Phil , 01-12-2006
Went off this morning - Awesome surf this am. N wind and decent S swell. Best in months...
By mushroom boy , 08-03-2006
shit hole - this beach is the worst beach i have ever surfed. it can't hold up in a 6 foot swell.
By Big Ben Wighton , 10-11-2005
- I live here and surf this place all the time, unfortunatly there is lots of sharks, I see one at least every 2 surfs. The sharks are big tiger sharks. Gallows and McCauleys are heaps better more consistent places to surf and no sharks.
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