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Bronte Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.9

Overall: 3.3

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Bronte Beach break guidePhoto by: Leigh Gazzard

Bronte Beach Surf Guide

Bronte Beach in Sydney South is an exposed beach and reef break that only works once in a while. Summer in particular tends to be flat. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves and there is right hand reef break too.. Best around high tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Take care of rips and rocks.

Bronte Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
20.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bronte Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bronte Beach occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Bronte 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 47% of the time in July while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
47%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

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Interactive Bronte 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 closest passenger airport to Bronte Beach is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bronte Beach is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 27 km (17 miles) away.

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Bronte Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 30 November 2020, 06:38 Local Time
Monday 30
8AM11AM2PM5PM
Wave (m) 3.0
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2.4
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2.2
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2.0
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Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SE 15
ESE 20
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Wind State cross cross-
on
cross-
on
on

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Swell History at Bronte Beach

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Wind History at Bronte Beach

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