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 Fluctuating levels of NE swell in the 3 to 6ft plus range should follow throughout the weekend under a predominant north to NE wind-regime, with scope for early lighter NW winds both on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Read more

     
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North Bondi

2-4 ft - ENE winds @ 22 knots Showers. Storm likely. 28.2°C, water 20°C

Maroubra

2-4 ft - ENE winds @ 22 knots Showers. Storm likely. 28.2°C, water 20°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

2-4 ft - NNE winds @ 6 knots Showers. Storm likely. °C, water 20°C

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