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Bulli Beach break guidePhoto by: Clayman

Bulli Beach Surf Guide

Bulli Beach in Sydney South is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf. The optimum time of year for waves is autumn. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights and there is also a left hand reef break.. Best around mid tide. Sometimes crowded. Take care of sharks and rocks.

Bulli Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Bulli Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Bulli Beach occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Bulli Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 22% of the time in March while 23% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 55% 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 Bulli Beach Location Map

Interactive Bulli 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 Bulli Beach is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Bulli Beach is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Bulli Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 30 November 2022, 05:39 Local Time
Wednesday 30
Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 7 3
Wind (km/h)
Wind State glass cross-
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Swell History at Bulli Beach

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

Wind History at Bulli Beach

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

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