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Manly ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.1
Difficulty Level: 2.1
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 3.6

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Manly Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.2 °C

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Thursday, 26 November 2015, 10:43 Local time
Thursday 26
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 7 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 35
NNW 30
NW 35
WNW 20
Wind State cross cross-

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Manly on the East Coast is a sheltered beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Often Crowded. Hazards include rips and rocks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Manly, 1 km from Manly.

IS AT (local time)

Manly Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chatswood, 10 km from Manly.


Air temperature
30 °C

Current weather near Manly

Overall Manly Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Manly Location Maps

Manly Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Manly:

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Wave buoys nearest to Manly:

Tide stations nearest to Manly:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Camp Cove
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Dee Why
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    6 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Manly:

  • Closest ski area
    Selwyn Snowfields (Australia)
    218 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Perisher (Australia)
    243 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Charlotte Pass (Australia)
    248 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Thredbo (Australia)
    252 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Falls Creek (Australia)
    311 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Manly:

  • Closest city location
    Mosman (Australia)
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Randwick (Australia)
    9 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Maroubra (Australia)
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Sydney (Australia)
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Sydney International Airport (Australia)
    12 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Manly is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Manly is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia, 53 km (33 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 Manly and is 256 km (159 miles) away.
Manly break location map and break info

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