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Denhams Beach Surf Guide

Denhams Beach in Far South New South Wales is a reasonably exposed beach break that is often working, although summer tends to be mostly flat. The best wind direction is from the west and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Denhams Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
22.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Denhams Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Denhams Beach 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 26% of the time in June while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 42% 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 Denhams Beach Location Map

Interactive Denhams 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.

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Denhams Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 2 March 2021, 19:30 Local Time
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 10 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
SSE 20
SSE 15
SSW 15
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

Swell History at Denhams Beach

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

Wind History at Denhams Beach

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

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