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.

  • Short-Term Analysis (through Friday Oct 2nd)Monday stronger southerly pulse marks the start of a full week of energetic surf, comprised of a series of overlapping south and SSE groundswells keep wave heights pulsing in the 2 to 5ft range across the region all week. Read more

     
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North Bondi

3 - 4 ft+ - ESE winds @ 9 knots Partly cloudy. 17.6°C, water 18°C

Maroubra

2 - 3 ft+ - ESE winds @ 9 knots Partly cloudy. 17.6°C, water 18°C

Manly - Fairy Bower

3 - 4 ft+ - ESE winds @ 6 knots Partly cloudy. °C, water 18°C

Forecasters Blog

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A deep low is dropping anchor over the central Tasman Sea..

Forecaster Blog: Deep East Coast Low Wreaks Havoc Next Week

An impending East Coast Low looms large for the NSW coast next week.

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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.

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