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Scarborough Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Scarborough Beach

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Scarborough Beach

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.7 °C

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 07:39 Local time
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Wind (km/h) 10
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Scarborough Beach in Sydney South is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf. The favoured time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer left-handers. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for urchins, rips, rocks, obstacles, locals and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bulli, 7 km from Scarborough Beach.

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Scarborough Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Austinmer wx, 3 km from Scarborough Beach.

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Overall Scarborough Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Scarborough Beach is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Scarborough Beach is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 39 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 42 km (26 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 77 km (48 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Scarborough Beach and is 184 km (114 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Scarborough Beach, NSW - Illawarra. Use the tab navigation above to view Scarborough Beach sea temperature, Scarborough Beach photographs, Scarborough Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Scarborough Beach webcams, current wind from NSW - Illawarra live weather stations and Scarborough Beach 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 Scarborough Beach.