Sydney Surf Forecasts

Ben Macartney

Ben Macartney 's Regional Outlook

Updated 8 Mar 2021 @ 11:21 AM (local)
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The surf heights forecasted for Sydney

Please consider your local spots specific orientation to the coast and any local idiosyncrasies that may also effect the swell in relation to this regional forecast.

  • Swell analysis

    NOTE: Surfline provides updates to this forecast 7 days/week.

    Short-Term Analysis (through Wednesday 10th March)

    The short of it:

    • Trailing SSE swell maintains fun-sized surf on Tuesday.
    • Short-period southerly windswell bumps beneath onshore winds on Wednesday.
    • Modest building trend in NE windswell shaping up for Friday and Saturday.

    Today: Easing SSE groundswell opens up a wider range of options across exposed areas as early light WNW to NW winds tend north to NE, lending the focus to south-exposed breaks in the arvo.

    Tuesday: Trailing SE swell keeps a short window open for clean, fun-sized surf as early light westerly land-breezes precede a moderate south change in the early morning. Deteriorating as they swing SE later.

    Wednesday: Poor to average conditions persist as slight, short-period SSE windswell offers up marginal surfing options, hampered by moderate to fresh onshore SE winds all morning. Conditions further deteriorate as winds swing east and freshen in the arvo. 

    Mid to long Term Analysis (Thursday 11th March and beyond)

     

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