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Marley Surf Guide

Garie Point in Sydney South is an exposed point break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and locals.

Marley Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
18.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Marley:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Marley 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 39% of the time in July while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 21% 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 Marley Location Map

Interactive Marley 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 Marley is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 19 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Marley is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 26 km (16 miles) away.

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Marley Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 19 August 2022, 20:27 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 12 12 13
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross cross-

Swell History at Marley

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

Wind History at Marley

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

Marley Reviews:

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Based on 3 votes.
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  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s43.7
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s43.7
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.3
  • Wind and Kite Surfing:Icon  s11.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.0
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rnp from Australia
“Flat tyres for everyone.”

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