Sydney Surf Forecasts

Ben Macartney

Ben Macartney's Regional Outlook

Updated 19 Oct 2019 @ 10:41 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
    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. This pulse is, however, a fleeting one. The associated low tracked swiftly away to the East on Friday, leading a rapid overnight decline to about 2ft+ across south facing breaks on Saturday morning, culminating in tiny conditions in the afternoon.

    Thankfully, we’ll be back on track by Sunday morning as yet another uptick in southerly swell fills in. This commences with mostly short-interval energy, probably not exceeding 2 to 3ft across southern exposures and smaller elsewhere. The good news is it will lead in a more robust push in mid-period south-groundswell on Monday and Tuesday.

     

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