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Bears Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 4.4

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Bears Beach Surf Guide

Bears Beach in Far South New South Wales is an exposed reef break that is often working, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds are from the west. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southeast. The reef break provides left and right handers. Crowds are never a problem here. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

Bears Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s44.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
21.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bears Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bears Beach occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Bears Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bears Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 43% of the time in July while 26% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 31% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
26%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
31%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Bears Beach Location Map

Interactive Bears Beach 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 nearest passenger airport to Bears Beach is Canberra Airport (CBR) in Australia, which is 149 km (93 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Bears Beach is Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia, 272 km (169 miles) away.

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Bears Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 26 February 2021, 00:13 Local Time
ThuFri
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 2.2
ENE
2.1
ENE
1.8
ENE
1.7
ENE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
S 10
SSW 10
SSW 10
SSW
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Bears Beach

Surf stats for Bears Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Bears Beach

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

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