Newquay is situated on the north Atlantic coast of Cornwall. It offers a great coastline, suitable for all kind of water sports. Newquay is known as a center of the surf industry in England, providing many surf schools, surf stores and garment hire shops. As for the passionate surfers, here you can find some of the best board manufacturers. Visitors can also find a wide range of accommodation and facilities.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Pocket, Caloundra, Queensland Australia
Pocket is located close to another popular surf break, Point Cartwright and it is an exposed reef break with very reliable surf conditions. The best wind direction is from the west and the ideal swell direction is from the east, southeast. On this spot surfers are able to explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 3 m/10 ft. In addition, the best tide movement is rising tide and the ideal tide position is mid and high tide. Furthermore, the surf site is suitable for all surfers and the optimum period for waves is winter.
The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 7%, in autumn the wind blows at 14%, in winter at 25% and in spring at 11%. Pocket is popular with surfers and body-boarders, so it is usually crowded. Last but not least, Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of sharks, rips and rocks.