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Palm Beach Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Palm Beach Reef Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.3 °C

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Monday, 24 September 2018, 23:01 Local time
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 15
SE 10
SE 10
Wind State cross-

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Palm Beach Reef in Sydney North is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds blow from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. A left hand reef break. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Watch out for dangerous rips.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Pittwater, Australia, 4 km from Palm Beach Reef.

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Palm Beach Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Umina Beach, 8 km from Palm Beach Reef.


Air temperature
12 °C

Current weather near Palm Beach Reef

Overall Palm Beach Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Palm Beach Reef:

  • Closest city location
    18 mi
  • Second closest city location
    22 mi
  • Third closest city location
    24 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    25 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    26 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Palm Beach Reef is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 43 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Palm Beach Reef is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia, 51 km (32 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia is 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Palm Beach Reef and is 99 km (61 miles) away.
Palm Beach Reef break location map and break info

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