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Dee Why Point break guidePhoto by: Stephen Awdry

Dee Why Point Surf Guide

Dee Why Point in Sydney North is a fairly exposed point break that has dependable surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Beware of rocks and locals.

Dee Why Point Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
23.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dee Why Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dee Why Point occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Dee Why Point (for consistent clean waves)?

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Dee Why Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in June while 16% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 51% 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).

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Interactive Dee Why Point 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 Dee Why Point is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 24 km (15 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dee Why Point is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 35 km (22 miles) away.

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Dee Why Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 26 March 2023, 17:24 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 14 5 6
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Dee Why Point

Surf stats for Dee Why Point, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Dee Why Point

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

Dee Why Point Reviews:

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Pete from Australia
“Dee Why Point is also home to Australia's Oldest Sufboard Riders Club, Dee Why Surfing Fraternity (DYSF) Established 1961 and still charging!”

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