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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: 20.8 °C

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Saturday, 19 January 2019, 11:53 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
SSE 15
SSE 15
SSE 10
Wind State cross-

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Austinmer Pools in Illawarra is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east. No reef break here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Shark protected.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bulli, 3 km from Austinmer Pools.

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Austinmer Pools Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Beach Bulli wx, 3 km from Austinmer Pools.

wind obs. (5.5 kph from 204 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
22.7 °C

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Buoy Data:

At Port Kembla Waverider Buoy, 12 miles from Austinmer Pools.

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Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.153
Average period (s) 6.36 - 5.64 5.98

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Overall Austinmer Pools Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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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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