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Winkipop ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 2.6

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Winkipop Spot ID

Surfing at Winkipop photo


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Winkipop photo


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solid 5-6 ft, Winkipop photo


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Winki Express, Winkipop photo


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Type: point

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.5 °C

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 03:35 Local time
Wednesday 23
Wave (m) 1.3
Period (s) 6 6 6 7
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 10
N 5
NW 15
Wind State cross-
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Winkipop in Sydney North is an exposed point break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Manly, 2 km from Winkipop.

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Winkipop Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sydney Waverider Buoy, 10 km from Winkipop.


Air temperature
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Current weather near Winkipop

Buoy Data:

At Sydney Waverider Buoy, 6 miles from Winkipop.

  8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM
Data Age 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr
Wave height (m) 0.942
Average period (s) 4.71 4.71 4.6 4.94

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Overall Winkipop Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Town and city forecasts close to Winkipop:


  • The closest passenger airport to Winkipop is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Winkipop is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 33 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia, 54 km (34 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia is 63 km (39 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Winkipop and is 122 km (76 miles) away.
Winkipop break location map and break info

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