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Check the surf anywhere anytime with Australia's largest network of live streaming Surf Cams, Daily Surf Reports & Surf Forecasts including Australia's most popular surf spots and beaches.

Detailed features:
+ Live Streaming Surf Cams
+ Surf Cam Replays
+ Local & Regional Surf Reports*
+ Expert Surf Forecasts by Coastalwatch forecast team**
+ Create your personalised Swell, Wave & Wind Alerts**
+ Live Wind & Forecast
+ Tides Times & heights
+ Water Temperature
+ UV Index
+ Weather Forecasts
++ Surfing News and Videos
++ Favourites function
++ GPS Near Me location finder

* Local Surf Reports are real observations by industry experts for selected beaches around Australia.
** In-App Purchases:

Live Access Pass (auto-renewing subscription)
The LIVE ACCESS PASS (In-App purchase required) is a new way to enjoy the premium features of Coastalwatch right on your smartphone in the Surf Check App including:

+ Premium Surf Cams locations
+ No video ads before live streams
+ Read detailed Surf Forecasts & analysis written by Coastalwatch forecasters

Live Access Pass For All locations and alerts for 30 day Subscription is $2.99
Live Access Single Cam Location for 30 Days is $1.49
Live Access Alerts for 365 days is $2.99

Live Access Pass Terms & Conditions:
Purchase of a Live Access Pass subscription entitles the user to stream Live Vision on surf camera’s available within the app, to create personalised swell, wave & wind alerts and to access local surf forecast analysis & reports. You may access these features, via a Live Access Pass, for a recurring subscription fee of $2.99AUD per month (30 days). Purchase of a Live Access Pass indicates your acceptance to be charged this amount every 30 days. Coastalwatch will automatically charge the account linked to your iTunes account, unless otherwise notified by you to cancel. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.

Live Stream - Single location (non-renewing subscription):
Purchase of a Live Stream Single Surf Cam entitles the user to stream Live Vision on one surf camera of their choice, available within the app, and to read local surf forecast analysis for this camera location. User's may purchase as many single surf camera locations as they desire.
You may access these features for a one-off fee of $1.49 for 30 days access.

Live Access Alerts (non-renewing subscription):
Purchase of Live Access Alerts entitles the user to set personalised Wave, Swell & Wind alerts to notify them within the app. You may access these features for a one-off fee of $2.99AUD for 365 days access. This is a one-off fee and will not auto-renew.

To change or cancel your Live Access Pass, please got to iTunes account settings after purchase. No pro-rata refunds will be provided to customers who cancel during an active subscription period, however these customers will have access to premium content until their subscription ends.

See Terms & Conditions:

What's New

Version 5.1.1

Upgrade to live surf camera player

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
2.9K Ratings
2.9K Ratings

Mandurah and Trigg

The reviews are pointless. Clearly no one actually checks the surf. The same report covers two locations more than 80km apart. Often posted at 2:30am. Not sure what you could see at that time of the day. The camera at Trigg barely moves, only showing the point which only has decent waves towards the end of summer. The camera at Mandurah is not even at a surf beach. If you’re living in Perth don’t bother subscribing.

rich bronte

Surf check

Ok it’s free so I can’t complain too much but you guys have become very lazy and generic with your surf report. At least look at your own cams before posting your report. The disparity between reality and report is often ridiculous. The same report is used from Bondi to Wollongong. Come on! Using the forecast as the report is not going to be accurate as well.

Developer Response

Thanks for the feedback. We provide beach specific reports for both the Bondi cameras and the Cronulla cameras. If the reports are not filed for some reason then we default to 'Today's Outlook' which is the expected daily conditions for that region. I will pass on your concern to the reporters.


Getting better

App is definitely getting better and the daily reports for the Gold Coast are great. The cameras, however, need to be updated. Most are of low quality and you can barely see anything. Competitors have less cameras but they’re high def. For an app that has the cameras as the main feature, I’d say you guys should focus on this.

Developer Response

Thanks for your review, it's great to hear you feel we are improving - yay! I can assure you our limited budget is going to improving the service of the cams, including upgrading to HD and improving the stream connectivity. Stick with us legend. Cheers, Justine


55.8 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2009 3CMG Pty Ltd
In-App Purchases
  1. Live Access Pass $2.99
  2. Umina Beach Live Stream $1.49
  3. Noosa Bar Live Stream $1.49


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.