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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
17.9°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:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Fairy Meadow with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 51% of the time in July while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 19% 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 Fairy Meadow Location Map

Interactive Fairy Meadow 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 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.

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Fairy Meadow Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 19 August 2022, 06:05 Local Time
Friday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 14 13 12 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off off cross-

Swell History at Fairy Meadow

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

Wind History at Fairy Meadow

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

Fairy Meadow Reviews:

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Based on 5 votes.
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Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Ben beiber from Australia
“It's not very consistent; best in east wind. Also has a local shark population”

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