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Bears Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.4

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Bears Beach Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.4 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 20:35 Local time
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 11 11 19 18
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
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Bears Beach in Far South New South Wales is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast. The reef break provides left and right handers. Even when the surf is up, crowds are unknown. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bermagui, Australia, 1 km from Bears Beach.

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Bears Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Narooma, 24 km from Bears Beach.


Air temperature
11 °C

Current weather near Bears Beach

Buoy Data:

At Batemans Bay Waverider Buoy, 53 miles from Bears Beach.

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Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
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Overall Bears Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Bears Beach is Canberra Airport (CBR) in Australia, which is 149 km (93 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Bears Beach is Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia, 272 km (169 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bears Beach, NSW - Far South. Use the tab navigation above to view Bears Beach sea temperature, Bears Beach photographs, Bears Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bears Beach webcams, current wind from NSW - Far South live weather stations and Bears Beach tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Bears Beach.