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 strong and gusty southerly change moving up the South Coast on Wednesday afternoon moves in across Sydney and surrounds this evening, leading in a solid overnight increase in short-range South swell. Read more

     
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Nearest Surf Cams

North Bondi

2-3 ft - NE winds @ 16 knots Mostly clear. 23.5°C, water 22°C

Maroubra

2-3 ft - NE winds @ 16 knots Mostly clear. 23.5°C, water 22°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

2-3 ft - NE winds @ 10 knots Mostly clear. °C, water 22°C

Forecasters Blog

Forecaster Blog: Potential Coral Sea Cyclone Hints at Large/ Heavy Easterly Swell Mid February

Easterly swell goes from one level to the next into mid February.

Forecaster Blog: Sustained NE windswell for the East Coast

There's NE swell on tap across the NSW coast for the opening days of November.

Forecaster Blog: A Large Easterly Groundswell is Taking Shape for the entire East Coast

Epic winter conditions are on the horizon across the Eastern Seaboard.

Forecaster Blog: Fun sized Easterly swell inbound across the NSW coast

A new round of Easterly swell could see good to great conditions across the NSW coast next week.

Forecaster Blog: Long Enduring Run of South swell Brewing for the East Coast

The Tasman Sea is about to return to life in a very energetic way.

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