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Wollongong South Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.3
Consistency of Surf: 3.4
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.2
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.4

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Wollongong South Beach Spot ID

Big south beach Wollongong NSW, Wollongong South Beach photo

Wollongong South Beach

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Wollongong South Beach

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Wollongong South Beach

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.5 °C

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Sunday, 23 September 2018, 04:24 Local time
Sunday 23
Wave (m) 0.4
Period (s) 10 10 5 5
Wind (km/h) 20
SW 20
SSW 20
SSW 15
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Wollongong South Beach in Sydney South is an exposed beach break that has very reliable surf Ideal winds are from the northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Sharks have been reported here.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Wollongong, 4 km from Wollongong South Beach.

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Wollongong South Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BellambiAws, 6 km from Wollongong South Beach.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
11.8 °C

Current weather near Wollongong South Beach

Overall Wollongong South Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The closest passenger airport to Wollongong South Beach is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Wollongong South Beach is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Canberra Airport (CBR), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Wollongong South Beach and is 184 km (114 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Wollongong South Beach, NSW - Illawarra. Use the tab navigation above to view Wollongong South Beach sea temperature, Wollongong South Beach photographs, Wollongong South Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Wollongong South Beach webcams, current wind from NSW - Illawarra live weather stations and Wollongong South 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 South Beach.