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Freshwater and Harbord ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.5
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 2.6

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Freshwater and Harbord Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Sydney North Coast, Australia)

Freshwater and Harbord Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.1 °C

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Friday, 9 October 2015, 05:03 Local time
Friday 09
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 30
NE 30
NNE 25
NNE 25
Wind State cross-

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Freshwater and Harbord in Sydney North is a sheltered beach break that has dependable surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the optimum swell angle is from the east northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Rocks are a hazard.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Manly, 2 km from Freshwater and Harbord.

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Freshwater and Harbord Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sydney, 3 km from Freshwater and Harbord.


Air temperature
18 °C

Current weather near Freshwater and Harbord

Overall Freshwater and Harbord Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Freshwater and Harbord Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Freshwater and Harbord:

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Wave buoys nearest to Freshwater and Harbord:

Tide stations nearest to Freshwater and Harbord:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Dee Why
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Camp Cove
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    North Narrabeen
    6 mi
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Ski Resorts closest to Freshwater and Harbord:

  • Closest ski area
    Selwyn Snowfields (Australia)
    218 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Perisher (Australia)
    244 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Charlotte Pass (Australia)
    249 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Thredbo (Australia)
    253 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Falls Creek (Australia)
    311 mi
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Town and city forecasts close to Freshwater and Harbord:

  • Closest city location
    Mosman (Australia)
    5 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Randwick (Australia)
    10 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Sydney (Australia)
    12 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Maroubra (Australia)
    12 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Sydney International Airport (Australia)
    13 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Freshwater and Harbord is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 21 km (13 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Freshwater and Harbord is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 33 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia is 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Canberra Airport (CBR), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Freshwater and Harbord and is 257 km (160 miles) away.
Freshwater and Harbord break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Freshwater and Harbord, NSW - Sydney North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Freshwater and Harbord sea temperature, Freshwater and Harbord photographs, Freshwater and Harbord detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Freshwater and Harbord webcams, current wind from NSW - Sydney North Coast live weather stations and Freshwater and Harbord 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 Freshwater and Harbord.