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 Monday’s flat sea-state gives way to a combined increase in South and ENE swells on Tuesday; translating into wind-affected 1 to 2ft+ surf across the region, with moderate SSE winds taking the shine off conditions throughout the day. Read more

     
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North Bondi

2-3 ft - S winds @ 10 knots A few showers. 18.5°C, water 22°C

Maroubra

2-3 ft - S winds @ 10 knots A few showers. 18.5°C, water 22°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

2-3 ft - S winds @ 6 knots A few showers. °C, water 22°C

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Forecaster Blog Updated: Tropical Cyclone Gretel Develops This Weekend

Tropical cyclone Gretel is about to form over the Coral Sea this weekend.

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.

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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.

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