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Fairy Meadow ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.3
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.2

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Fairy Meadow Spot ID

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Fairy Meadow

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.3 °C

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Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 21:36 Local time
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 20
NNE 20
NNE 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross

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Fairy Meadow in Sydney South is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include sharks,.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Port Kembla, Australia, 2 km from Fairy Meadow.

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Fairy Meadow Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Port Kembla wx, 2 km from Fairy Meadow.

light winds from the N

Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
19.1 °C

Current weather near Fairy Meadow

Buoy Data:

At Port Kembla Waverider Buoy, 7 miles from Fairy Meadow.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr
Wave height (m) 2.157
Average period (s) 10.27 9.77 10.27 10.27

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Overall Fairy Meadow Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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  • The closest passenger airport to Fairy Meadow is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 52 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fairy Meadow is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Canberra Airport (CBR), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Fairy Meadow and is 182 km (113 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fairy Meadow, NSW - Illawarra. Use the tab navigation above to view Fairy Meadow sea temperature, Fairy Meadow photographs, Fairy Meadow detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fairy Meadow webcams, current wind from NSW - Illawarra live weather stations and Fairy Meadow 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 Fairy Meadow.