The Republic of the Maldives or Maldives is an island nation, consisting of twenty six atolls. These coral islands of superb natural beauty lie in the Indian Ocean and are considered part of Southern Asia. Maldives enjoy a tropical climate, with temperatures around 30 °C/86 °F all year round. However, there is a rainy season, the southwest monsoon that lasts from May till November and brings strong winds and storms. Maldives is an idyllic paradise that welcomes visitors from all over the world, promising unforgettable holiday experiences!
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Surfing in Kawana Beach, Caloundra, Queensland Australia
Kawana beach is about 9 km/5.1 mi long and extends from Point Cartwright to Currimundi Creek mouth. It is an exposed beach break that has good surf at all stages of the tide. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 2 m/6 ft. The best wind direction is from the west, northwest and the ideal swell direction is from the east, southeast.
The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter. In addition, the ideal tide position is all tides and the optimum period for waves is winter. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 10%, in autumn the wind blows at 13%, in winter at 23% and in spring at 15%. Last but not least, apart from surfing, Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of rips and jellyfish.
Relevant activites based in Australia
December – AUSTRALIA
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.