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 minor increase in short-range NE swell saw small, clean sets in the 2ft range across open beaches on Monday morning, before the swell began to fade to tiny levels into the middle of the day. Read more

     
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North Bondi

2-3 ft - W winds @ 15 knots Windy. Mostly sunny. 11.6°C, water 19°C

Maroubra

2-3 ft - W winds @ 15 knots Windy. Mostly sunny. 11.6°C, water 19°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

2-3 ft - WNW winds @ 9 knots Windy. Mostly sunny. °C, water 19°C

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