Surfing in Happys, Caloundra, Queensland Australia

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Caloundra is located at 90 km/56 mi in the north of Brisbane and it is the southernmost resort of the Sunshine Coast. With several beautiful beaches and ideal weather conditions, Caloundra is definitely a great holiday destination.

Happys is a sheltered point break that has very reliable surf. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 2 m/6 ft. Offshore winds blow from the west and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. In addition, the best tide movement is rising tide and the ideal tide position is mid and high tide. The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter.

The spot is appropriate for novice and advanced divers alike. Furthermore, you will not have much competition for waves here, as it not a crowded site. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 7%, in autumn the wind blows at 10%, in winter at 16% and in spring at 11%. Finally, apart from surfing Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of sharks, rips and jellyfish.