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Wollongong North Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.7
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.8

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Wollongong North Beach Spot ID

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Wollongong North Beach

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Wollongong North Beach

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell ENE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.0 °C

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Friday, 19 July 2019, 05:17 Local time
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Wave (m) -
Period (s) - - - -
Wind (km/h) 15
W 15
WNW 20
WSW 10
Wind State cross-

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Wollongong North Beach in Sydney South is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Sharks may be a hazard at this break.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fairy Meadow, 2 km from Wollongong North Beach.

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Wollongong North Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BellambiAws, 5 km from Wollongong North Beach.

light winds from the W

no report
Air temperature
8.5 °C

Current weather near Wollongong North Beach

Buoy Data:

At Port Kembla Waverider Buoy, 8 miles from Wollongong North Beach.

  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 Wollongong North Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Wollongong North Beach is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 46 km (29 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wollongong North Beach is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 55 km (34 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Canberra Airport (CBR), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Wollongong North Beach and is 185 km (115 miles) away.
Wollongong North Beach break location map and break info

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