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Type: beach and point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.5 °C

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Friday, 22 June 2018, 04:28 Local time
Friday 22
Wave (m) 1.7
Period (s) 10 10 10 11
Wind (km/h) 10
W 10
W 5
W 5
Wind State cross-

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Burning Palms in Illawarra is an exposed beach and point break that has very reliable surf and works all around the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism.

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Air temperature
13.0 °C

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Overall Burning Palms Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Burning Palms is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Burning Palms is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 30 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 37 km (23 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Burning Palms and is 171 km (106 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Burning Palms, NSW - Illawarra. Use the tab navigation above to view Burning Palms sea temperature, Burning Palms photographs, Burning Palms detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Burning Palms webcams, current wind from NSW - Illawarra live weather stations and Burning Palms 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 Burning Palms.