South Coast NSW Surf Forecasts

Ben Macartney

Ben Macartney 's 5-DAY SURF FORECAST

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The surf heights forecasted for South Coast NSW

The Coastalwatch 'Surf Forecast' refers to breaking wave heights in the surf zone that are forecasted for a region. Coastalwatch provides 14 regional surf forecast daily across Australia.
Because each is regional forecast, consider there may be variations between the wave heights predicted and what you can expect at your local surf due to variables. For example; orientation to the coast, ocean floor bathymetry, local weather and many other local idiosyncrasies may effect the swell and weather patterns causing differing wave heights. Always use this forecast as a guide - for more detail, please read the Swell Analysis.

  • Short-Term Analysis The Tasman Sea keeps on giving throughout the first week of August, with multiple swell-events lining up for the region over the course of the week. Read more

     
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North Bondi

2 - 4 ft - WNW winds @ 8 knots Partly cloudy. 10.3°C, water 18°C

Maroubra

2 - 4 ft - WNW winds @ 8 knots Partly cloudy. 10.3°C, water 18°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

2 - 4 ft - NW winds @ 9 knots Partly cloudy. °C, water 18°C

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A deep low is dropping anchor over the central Tasman Sea..

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