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Mckenzies Bay ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.2

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Mckenzies Bay Spot ID

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Mckenzies Bay

Photo credit: Byron Bruce-James

Type: sandbar

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.2 °C

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Monday, 24 June 2019, 19:20 Local time
Wave (m) 2.3
Period (s) 8 19 19 18
Wind (km/h) 25
SE 20
SE 20
SSE 20
Wind State cross-

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Mckenzies Bay in Sydney South is an exposed beach break that usually has waves Offshore winds are from the north. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Likely to be crowded if working. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bondi, 2 km from Mckenzies Bay.

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Mckenzies Bay Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sydney, 7 km from Mckenzies Bay.

wind obs. (6 kph from 184 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
14 °C

Current weather near Mckenzies Bay

Buoy Data:

At Sydney Waverider Buoy, 12 miles from Mckenzies Bay.

  2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.347
Average period (s) 7.28 10.83 10.83 7.85

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Overall Mckenzies Bay Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mckenzies Bay is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mckenzies Bay is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 27 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Mckenzies Bay and is 133 km (83 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mckenzies Bay, NSW - Sydney South Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Mckenzies Bay sea temperature, Mckenzies Bay photographs, Mckenzies Bay detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mckenzies Bay webcams, current wind from NSW - Sydney South Coast live weather stations and Mckenzies Bay 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 Mckenzies Bay.