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Shark Island (Cronulla) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 2.8

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Shark Island (Cronulla) Spot ID

Morning Drop, Shark Island (Cronulla) photo

Shark Island (Cronulla)

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Haydon Blair, Shark Island (Cronulla) photo

Shark Island (Cronulla)

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Shark Island Swelling, Shark Island (Cronulla) photo

Shark Island (Cronulla)

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Scaled Perfection, Shark Island (Cronulla) photo

Shark Island (Cronulla)

Photo credit: Dan Bielich

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 21.3 °C

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Monday, 22 April 2019, 00:38 Local time
Monday 22
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
N 15
N 15
N 15
Wind State cross-

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Shark Island(Cronulla) in Sydney South is a fairly exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. A right hand reef break. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care to avoid the rocks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Caringbah, 3 km from Shark Island (Cronulla).

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Shark Island (Cronulla) Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Cronulla, 1 km from Shark Island (Cronulla).

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Shark Island (Cronulla)

Buoy Data:

At Sydney Waverider Buoy, 24 miles from Shark Island (Cronulla).

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.212
Average period (s) 10.27 10.27 10.83 9.32

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Overall Shark Island (Cronulla) Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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  • The closest passenger airport to Shark Island (Cronulla) is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shark Island (Cronulla) is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 22 km (14 miles) away.
  • Third is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 44 km (27 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Shark Island (Cronulla) and is 154 km (96 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Shark Island (Cronulla), NSW - Sydney South Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Shark Island (Cronulla) sea temperature, Shark Island (Cronulla) photographs, Shark Island (Cronulla) detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Shark Island (Cronulla) webcams, current wind from NSW - Sydney South Coast live weather stations and Shark Island (Cronulla) 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 Shark Island (Cronulla).