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Austinmer Pools ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.4

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Austinmer Pools Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.9 °C

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Friday, 23 February 2018, 08:04 Local time
Friday 23
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 11 11 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 15
NNE 20
NE 25
Wind State cross-

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Austinmer Pools in Illawarra is an exposed reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds blow from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the east. There is no reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. Crowds are never a problem here. Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Shark protected.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Bulli, 3 km from Austinmer Pools.

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Austinmer Pools Tide Times and Tide Chart

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Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
23.8 °C

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Overall Austinmer Pools Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February

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  • The closest passenger airport to Austinmer Pools is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Austinmer Pools is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 43 km (27 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 46 km (29 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 80 km (50 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Austinmer Pools and is 188 km (117 miles) away.
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