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Fairy Meadow ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.6
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.3
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 3.2

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Fairy Meadow break guide

Fairy Meadow Surf Guide

Fairy Meadow in Sydney South is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include sharks,.

Fairy Meadow Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
16.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fairy Meadow:

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

Surf Forecasts:
New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Fairy Meadow sea temperature, Fairy Meadow photographs, Fairy Meadow detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fairy Meadow webcams, current wind from NSW - Illawarra live weather stations and Fairy Meadow tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Fairy Meadow

Fairy Meadow Surf:

Saturday, 15 August 2020, 23:55 Local time
Sunday 16
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 8 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 25
W 25
WSW 20
W 30
Wind State off off off off

Tide Times:

For Port Kembla, Australia, 2 km from Fairy Meadow.

IS AT (local time)

Fairy Meadow Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bellambi Aws, 10 km from Fairy Meadow.

light winds from the WSW

Air temperature
12.6 °C

Current weather near Fairy Meadow

Overall Fairy Meadow Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Fairy Meadow: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Fairy Meadow: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Fairy, Fairy Meadow photo

Fairy Meadow

Photo credit: Caitlin

Fairy Meadow Location Maps

Fairy Meadow Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to NSW - Illawarra surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Fairy Meadow

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Fairy Meadow:

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Wave buoys nearest to Fairy Meadow:

Tide stations nearest to Fairy Meadow:

  • Closest tide station
    Port Kembla
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Fairy Meadow
    5 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    7 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Fairy Meadow is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 52 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fairy Meadow is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Richmond Airport (RCM) in Australia is 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Canberra Airport (CBR), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to Fairy Meadow and is 182 km (113 miles) away.
Fairy Meadow break location map and break info