Snapper Rocks. By David Neville. About Snapper Rocks. Located in Coolangatta , Australia. Fairly new break created due to beach replenishment Worlds Longest, and most consistent point breaks. S outhernmost tip of the Gold Coast.
Snapper Rocks By David Neville
About Snapper Rocks • Located in Coolangatta, Australia. • Fairly new break created due to beach replenishment • Worlds Longest, and most consistent point breaks. • Southernmost tip of the Gold Coast
Rainbow Bay, Greenmount Point, Coolangatta Beach, and Kirra are also other good surf spots along the superback of the Gold Coast.
Surf Video • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zaZa__DR28
Planning a Surf Trip • Snapper Rocks’ is located on the Gold Coast. • There are many different spas and resorts to stay at. • The Mantra Coolangatta Beach Is one of many resorts close to the surf spot.
Prices and Fairs • To stay at the Mantra Coolangatta Beach resort will cost you somewhere between $185 to $240 a night. • Using Qantas Airways, the round trip flight would be roughly $4,735 departing from Philadelphia International Airport.
Surfing Snapper Rocks • The best tide to surf is at Medium low tide. • Best swell direction is East north east, or south east. • The best wind for surfing Snappers Rocks is a south wind. • Best seasons are late summer, and fall.
Cont. • The bottom is made up of sand and rocks. • Snapper Rocks is The point where the wave refracts, creating swell down the rest of the beach. • The board of choice for this surf spot is any board your comfortable on.
Negative factors • On a good day, there can be hundreds of people in the water. • The worst thing that you have to be worried about is getting dropped in on. • It is said that it is more likely to be attacked by a local then by a shark there.
Weather • The temperature ranges from 48 degrees Fahrenheit t in the winter to a high of 83 in the summer. • During the Autumn and the spring, the accumulated rainfall is a medium level. • Rainfall is highest in the summer and lowest in the winter. • Australia is effected by both el Niño and la Nina weather patterns. • Wet season is November to April • May to October is the dry season.
Cont. • Best time to go surfing at snapper rocks is between December and march. • For 6 months of the year, you can use board shorts. • During the dry season a spring suit would be the most comfortable.
Sources • http://www.snapperrocks.com/ • http://www.roamfree.com/AccommodationProviderDetails.aspx?cID=405&lID=345580&apID=102071&sDate=19-Mar-2012&Duration=2&curID=153&WebID=36 • http://www.surfline.com/surf-report/snapper-rocks-queensland_6190/travel/ • http://www.gold-coast-australia-travel-tips.com/gold-coast-weather.html • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snapper_Rocks