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Sharkies ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Sharkies Spot ID

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Photo credit: Ashley Labonte

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

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Sunday, 21 July 2019, 05:42 Local time
Sunday 21
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 10
NNW 10
N 10
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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Sharkies in Sydney South is an exposed reef break that has quite consistent surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around mid tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Hazards include rips, rocks and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bulli, 9 km from Sharkies.

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Sharkies Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bellambi Aws, 13 km from Sharkies.

light winds from the WNW

no report
Air temperature
12.3 °C

Current weather near Sharkies

Buoy Data:

At Port Kembla Waverider Buoy, 14 miles from Sharkies.

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Data Age 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr
Wave height (m) -

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Overall Sharkies Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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Town and city forecasts close to Sharkies:


  • The closest passenger airport to Sharkies is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 36 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Sharkies is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 40 km (25 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 76 km (47 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Sharkies and is 182 km (113 miles) away.
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