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Bannister Head Suck Rock Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(South Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Bannister Head Suck Rock Surf Guide

Bannister Head Suck Rock in South Coast - New South Wales is a fairly exposed reef break that does not work very often. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Offshore winds are from the south southwest with some shelter here from southwest winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the east southeast. No reef break here. The location means that it never gets crowded. Take care of - Rocks.

Bannister Head Suck Rock Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
19.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bannister Head Suck Rock:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bannister Head Suck Rock occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bannister Head Suck Rock (for consistent clean waves)?

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Bannister Head Suck Rock with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 19% of the time in April while 13% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 68% 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 Bannister Head Suck Rock Location Map

Interactive Bannister Head Suck Rock 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 Bannister Head Suck Rock is Canberra Airport (CBR) in Australia, 117 km (73 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bannister Head Suck Rock is Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia, 144 km (89 miles) away.

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Bannister Head Suck Rock Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 23 May 2022, 09:55 Local Time
Monday 23
Wave (m)
Period (s) 10 14 - 10
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off off off

Swell History at Bannister Head Suck Rock

Surf stats for Bannister Head Suck Rock, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bannister Head Suck Rock

Wind stats for Bannister Head Suck Rock, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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