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Fairy Bower ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.5

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Fairy Bower break guide

Fairy Bower Surf Guide

Fairy Bower in Sydney North is an exposed point break that usually has waves and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of rocks in the line up.

Fairy Bower Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
23.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fairy Bower:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fairy Bower occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fairy Bower with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 53% of the time in May while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
53%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
31%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
16%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fairy Bower Location Map

Interactive Fairy Bower 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 Fairy Bower is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fairy Bower is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 32 km (20 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Fairy Bower Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 27 February 2021, 00:42 Local Time
Saturday 27
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m) 1.4
S
1.3
S
1.1
S
0.9
ENE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
SE 10
SE 5
ESE 10
NE
Wind State cross cross glass on

Swell History at Fairy Bower

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

Wind History at Fairy Bower

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

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