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

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Freshwater and Harbord Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Sydney North Coast, Australia)


Freshwater and Harbord Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 23.6 °C

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Sunday, 29 March 2015, 01:20 Local time

Sat Sun
8PM 11PM 2AM 5AM
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 25
E 10
E 0
Wind State glass cross-

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Freshwater and Harbord in Sydney North Coast is a sheltered beach break that usually has waves. The best time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Often Crowded. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

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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
22 °C

Current weather near Freshwater and Harbord

Overall Freshwater and Harbord Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Visitor Reviews of Freshwater and Harbord

Nicole Naunton from AUSTRALIA writes:

The north end of Freshwater is often good for beginners


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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Freshwater and Harbord:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Queenscliff 0 mi
Second closest break Curl Curl 1 mi
Third closest break Manly-North Steyne 1 mi
Fourth closest break Queensie Bombie 1 mi
Fifth closest break Curl Curl Point 1 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Freshwater and Harbord:

Closest wave buoy W Hawaii Buoy 4842 mi
Second closest wave buoy SW Hawaii Buoy 4869 mi
Third closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 5004 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy NW Hawaii Buoy 5060 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy N Hawaii 1 Buoy 5370 mi

Tide stations nearest to Freshwater and Harbord:

Closest tide station Manly 1 mi
Second closest tide station Dee Why 2 mi
Third closest tide station Camp Cove 4 mi
Fourth closest tide station Forestville 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.


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