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Avalon-South Surf Guide

Avalon-South in Sydney North is a fairly exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf 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 east northeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Often Crowded. Take care of urchins, rips, rocks, obstacles, locals, pollution and sharks.

Avalon-South Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Avalon-South:

The best conditions reported for surf at Avalon-South occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Avalon-South (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Avalon-South with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 9% of the time in June while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 79% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Avalon-South Location Map

Interactive Avalon-South surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Avalon-South is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Avalon-South is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 46 km (29 miles) away.

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Avalon-South Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 12 August 2022, 22:58 Local Time
Saturday 13
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 10 6
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross cross-

Swell History at Avalon-South

Surf stats for Avalon-South, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Avalon-South

Wind stats for Avalon-South, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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