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Woonona ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.3

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Woonona Spot ID

from collins rock, Woonona photo


Photo credit: M Mack

Woonona Beach photo


Photo credit: Riley Chrystal-Foy

Woonona Surfer photo


Photo credit: Riley Chrystal-Foy

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.0 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 03:06 Local time
Sunday 20
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 5 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 5
S 5
Wind State cross cross-
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Woonona in Sydney South is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include urchins, rips and rocks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Wollongong, 4 km from Woonona.

IS AT (local time)

Woonona Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Foley Gwynneville wx, 2 km from Woonona.


Mostly Cloudy
Air temperature
19.8 °C

Current weather near Woonona

Buoy Data:

At Port Kembla Waverider Buoy, 7 miles from Woonona.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 8 hr 7 hr 6 hr 5 hr
Wave height (m) 1.532
Average period (s) 6.79 - - 7.85

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Overall Woonona Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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Woonona Location Maps

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Town and city forecasts close to Woonona:


  • The closest passenger airport to Woonona is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Woonona is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 60 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 Woonona and is 184 km (114 miles) away.
Woonona break location map and break info

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