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Thirroul ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.4

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Thirroul Spot ID

Thirroul looking south photo


Photo credit: Noel Downey

Type: beach and reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.1 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 05:35 Local time
Friday 19
Wave (m) 1.9
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 15
W 15
WNW 20
WSW 10
Wind State off off cross-

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Thirroul in Sydney South is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers and there is a right hand reef break as well.. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bulli, 2 km from Thirroul.

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Thirroul Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BellambiAws, 6 km from Thirroul.

light winds from the W

no report
Air temperature
8.5 °C

Current weather near Thirroul

Buoy Data:

At Port Kembla Waverider Buoy, 12 miles from Thirroul.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.45
Average period (s) 12.14 12.93 - 12.14

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Overall Thirroul Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Thirroul is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Thirroul is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 45 km (28 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 81 km (50 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Thirroul and is 189 km (117 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Thirroul, NSW - Illawarra. Use the tab navigation above to view Thirroul sea temperature, Thirroul photographs, Thirroul detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Thirroul webcams, current wind from NSW - Illawarra live weather stations and Thirroul 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 Thirroul.