North Stradbroke Island has a subtropical climate with a summer wet season and mild, dry winters. The south east trade winds are a predominant feature with occasional westerlies during the winter and northerlies during the summer. Mean summer temperatures range from 21°C overnight to 29°C during the day. Winter mean temperatures range from 8°C to 21°C.


There are two tide cycles each day with a maximum range of approximately 2.5m.