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Mona Vale-The Basin ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Mona Vale-The Basin Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Sydney North Coast, Australia)

Mona Vale-The Basin Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.5 °C

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Saturday, 22 September 2018, 13:14 Local time
Saturday 22
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 25
ENE 15
NE 5
Wind State cross cross cross glass

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Mona Vale-The Basin in Sydney North is an exposed reef break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include rips and locals.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Newport, 2 km from Mona Vale-The Basin.

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Mona Vale-The Basin Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Mona Vale, 2 km from Mona Vale-The Basin.


Air temperature
16 °C

Current weather near Mona Vale-The Basin

Buoy Data:

At Sydney Waverider Buoy, 8 miles from Mona Vale-The Basin.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 12 hr 11 hr 10 hr 9 hr
Wave height (m) 0.897
Average period (s) 8.52 7.85 - 7.56

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Overall Mona Vale-The Basin Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Mona Vale-The Basin:

  • Closest city location
    11 mi
  • Second closest city location
    17 mi
  • Third closest city location
    19 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    19 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Mona Vale-The Basin is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 33 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mona Vale-The Basin is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 41 km (25 miles) away.
  • Third is Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia is 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Mona Vale-The Basin and is 109 km (68 miles) away.
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