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 rising S swell fills in throughout Saturday, building from 2 to 3ft levels across southern exposures early towards 3 to 4ft as winds swing south during the afternoon. Read more

     
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North Bondi

2-3 ft - NW winds @ 9 knots Sunny. 5.4°C, water 19°C

Maroubra

2-3 ft - NW winds @ 9 knots Sunny. 5.4°C, water 19°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

2-3 ft - WNW winds @ 8 knots Sunny. °C, water 19°C

Forecasters Blog

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The recent run of classic autumn conditions continues along the East Coast this week.

Forecaster Blog: Ex-Tropical Cyclone Iris and The Easter Long Weekend

Who needs Easter eggs when you've got an ex tropical cyclone inbound?

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