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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Main beach

Australia, QLD, Gold Coast

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 27° 58.5' S
Longitude: 153° 25.815' E

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 Access

3km north of Surfers Paradise there is a sign that says Southport Mainbeach, if you can't find it then just ask around.

English (Translate this text in English): 3km north of Surfers Paradise there is a sign that says Southport Mainbeach, if you can't find it then just ask around.

English (Translate this text in English): 3km north of Surfers Paradise there is a sign that says Southport Mainbeach, if you can't find it then just ask around.

English (Translate this text in English): 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

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Southport Mainbeach

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)

Wave

TypeSand-bar

DirectionRight and left

BottomSandy

PowerPowerful, Ordinary

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

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

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdCrowded

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Dangers

- Rips / undertow
- Shark protected

 Additional Information

You can park your car at the surfclub.

English (Translate this text in English): You can park your car at the surfclub.

English (Translate this text in English): You can park your car at the surfclub.

English (Translate this text in English): You can park your car at the surfclub.

Atmosphere

It's nice and open.

English (Translate this text in English): It's nice and open.

English (Translate this text in English): It's nice and open.

English (Translate this text in English): It's nice and open.

General

It's a good fun spot and mornings are the best if there is no wind.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a good fun spot and mornings are the best if there is no wind.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a good fun spot and mornings are the best if there is no wind.

English (Translate this text in English): It's a good fun spot and mornings are the best if there is no wind.

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Main beach
Por Macca78
22 ago 2009
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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.

By Matt , 12-07-2006

- mr rattis is tough!!!!!

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