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Latitude: 27° 58.5' S
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3km north of Surfers Paradise there is a sign that says Southport Mainbeach, if you can't find it then just ask around.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Southport Mainbeach
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
Good wind directionSouthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2.5m+ / 8ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
- Shark protected
You can park your car at the surfclub.
It's nice and open.
It's a good fun spot and mornings are the best if there is no wind.
By Dawn , 22-12-2016
By Anonymous , 24-11-2007
Bob Fossil - I just checked, locals don't own main beach. Watch your back little local boyz . . . let down tyres will be the least of your worries if you keep running your mouths and acting tough.
By flapjack , 04-09-2006
squirrill fever - If u are bald ugly and still trying to paddle this is the place. if all u fools would piss off this place may return to normal...go hard or go home.
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