Sydney Surf Forecasts

Ben Macartney

Ben Macartney's 5-DAY SURF FORECAST

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The surf heights forecasted for Sydney

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.

  • Recap A solid pulse of south swell arrived well above forecast expectations on Friday; peaking at an energetic 3 to 5ft+ across Sydney’s southern exposures throughout the morning and maintaining good size into the afternoon. Read more

     
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North Bondi

3-4 ft - N winds @ 1 knots Sunny. 23.9°C, water 19°C

Maroubra

3-4 ft - N winds @ 1 knots Sunny. 23.9°C, water 19°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

3-4 ft - NE winds @ 6 knots Sunny. °C, water 19°C

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