South Coast NSW Surf Forecasts

Ben Macartney

Ben Macartney 's 5-DAY SURF FORECAST

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The surf heights forecasted for South Coast NSW

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.

  • Short-Term Analysis (through Sunday 6 December)Saturday: Mix of slight southerly windswell and inconsistent, trailing south groundswell favour south-facing breaks for size in the waist to chest-high range, grading smaller elsewhere. Read more

     
Hourly Winds
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Wave Tracker Maps
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Nearest Surf Cams

North Bondi

1 - 2 ft - E winds @ 6 knots Showers. Possible late storm. 20.6°C, water 20°C

Maroubra

1 - 2 ft - E winds @ 6 knots Showers. Possible late storm. 20.6°C, water 20°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

1 - 1 ft - ESE winds @ 9 knots Showers. Possible late storm. °C, water 20°C

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