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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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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Wollongong South Beach (calm at West Wollongong wx 2 km from Wollongong South Beach). 0.9m 9 s period swell from ENE with 0.8m 4 s period wind swell from ENE
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Calm
4 km/h
NNE
Clean
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Wollongong South Beach Surf Forecast / NSW – Illawarra / Australia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 pm Tuesday 23 Oct 2018 AEDT

Wollongong South Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Wollongong South Beach sea temperature is 17.0 °C (Statistics for 23 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 18.2 max: 19.4 min: 17.0 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
ENE
0.8
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0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.7
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0.8
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0.8
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0.7
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1.1
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1.4
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1.7
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1.5
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1.3
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Period(s) (?)9999999966799888881010999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)10610379798210199807711716843131412814147742528377262190
Wind
(km/h)
15
NE
35
S
25
SSE
20
SSE
5
S
10
NE
20
NE
15
NW
20
S
20
SE
10
SSE
10
NNE
20
NE
15
SW
25
SSE
25
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SE
5
W
15
N
25
NE
15
N
Wind State(?)cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
offcrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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offcross-
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crosscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

8:16PM
1.34
8:40AM
1.44

8:56PM
1.34
9:15AM
1.51

9:37PM
1.31
9:53AM
1.54

10:21PM
1.27
10:33AM
1.56

11:09PM
1.21
11:18AM
1.55

12:03AM
1.14
12:08PM
1.51

1:04AM
1.08
1:05PM
1.46


Low Tide
/ height (m)

2:24AM
0.17

2:53PM
0.19
2:58AM
0.17

3:35PM
0.14
3:34AM
0.19

4:19PM
0.12
4:12AM
0.23

5:06PM
0.11
4:54AM
0.28

5:58PM
0.13

5:41AM
0.35
6:56PM
0.16

6:36AM
0.42

8:01PM
0.19

Note: the tide data above is for Wollongong which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Wollongong South Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Wollongong South Beach blow from the WNW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2621161615181917191916192220171614161614182217
Low °C
2515161614161914161815152217151513141612132116
Chill °C (?)
2621151514181917191915192220161512151514182217
Sunrise
--6:03--6:01--6:01--6:00--5:58--5:58--5:56--
Sunset
7:15--7:16--7:17--7:19--7:20--7:21--7:22--7:22-
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Tue afternoon, min 14°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the S on Tue night, calm by Wed night).Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sat afternoon, min 12°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Wollongong South Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Wollongong South Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Wollongong South Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Wollongong South Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Wollongong South Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Wollongong South Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Illawarra? If you are looking for accommodation near Wollongong South Beach, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Illawarra, consider staying in Wollongong which is 4 km (2 miles) away. Other places in and around Illawarra where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Port Kembla which is 7 km (4 miles) away, Engadine, Caringbah and Cronulla.