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Bondi Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.9
Crowds: 1.8

Overall: 3.5

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Bondi Beach break guidePhoto by: Leigh Gazzard

Bondi Beach Surf Guide

Bondi Beach in Sydney South is an exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the north northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Hazards include rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Bondi Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
16.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bondi Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bondi Beach occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:
New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Bondi Beach sea temperature, Bondi Beach photographs, Bondi Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bondi Beach webcams, current wind from NSW - Sydney South Coast live weather stations and Bondi Beach 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 Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach Surf:

Thursday, 13 August 2020, 12:33 Local time
Thursday 13
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 12 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
ENE 10
N 10
Wind State cross-
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Tide Times:

For Bondi, 2 km from Bondi Beach.

IS AT (local time)

Bondi Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sydney, 6 km from Bondi Beach.


Air temperature
20 °C

Current weather near Bondi Beach

Overall Bondi Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Bondi Beach: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Bondi Beach: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

panorama, Bondi Beach photo

Bondi Beach

Photo credit: GIANNI BERT

Bondi Beach Beauty photo

Bondi Beach

Photo credit: alex winiarski

New Years Day 2016, Bondi Beach photo

Bondi Beach

Photo credit: Leigh Gazzard

Bondi Beach Location Maps

Bondi Beach Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to NSW - Sydney South Coast surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Bondi Beach

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Bondi Beach:

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Wave buoys nearest to Bondi Beach:

Tide stations nearest to Bondi Beach:

  • Closest tide station
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Camp Cove
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    4 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Bondi Beach is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Bondi Beach is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 28 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia is 58 km (36 miles) away.
  • Newcastle Airport (NTL), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Bondi Beach and is 132 km (82 miles) away.
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