Sydney Surf Forecasts

Ben Macartney

Ben Macartney's Regional Outlook

Updated 19 Aug 2019 @ 9:41 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

    Summary
    The last of this week's long-run of South/SSE swell dropped back to a slower 2 to 3ft by Friday morning; effectively marking the last notable day of the swell before it gives way to a new round of localised south swell on Saturday. Unfortunately the frontal progression responsible for this impending increase has been unanimously downgraded by latest model runs.

    As a result, we're now looking at a pretty modest rise in short-period energy, probably not exceeding a junky 2 to 3ft across south fading breaks on Saturday arvo, before fading to lower levels by Sunday morning.

     

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