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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: 16.7 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 03:38 Local time
Monday 24
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 8 9 9 8
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 25
SSE 20
SSE 20
Wind State 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

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For Manly, 1 km from Manly.

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Manly Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chatswood, 10 km from Manly.


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Overall Manly Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • 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.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Manly and is 122 km (76 miles) away.
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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.