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.

  • Recap Summary Combined ENE/ NE swell levels off in the 4 to 6ft range on Wednesday and Thursday, with both days holding potential for early semi-clean conditions before nor' easterlies freshen during the day. Read more

     
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North Bondi

4-6 ft - NNE winds @ 13 knots Partly cloudy. 19.2°C, water 17°C

Maroubra

4-6 ft - NNE winds @ 13 knots Partly cloudy. 19.2°C, water 17°C

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4-6 ft - NE winds @ 10 knots Partly cloudy. °C, water 17°C

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