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Little Austi and Main Beach Surf Guide

Little Austi and Main Beach in Sydney South is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite consistent surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell angle is from the east northeast. The beach break favours right handers and there is a right hand reef break as well.. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips, rocks and sharks.

Little Austi and Main Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
20.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Little Austi and Main Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Little Austi and Main Beach occur when a East-northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Little Austi and Main Beach (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Little Austi and Main Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in March while 33% 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.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
42%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Little Austi and Main Beach Location Map

Interactive Little Austi and Main 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. The closest passenger airport to Little Austi and Main Beach is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Little Austi and Main Beach is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 42 km (26 miles) away.

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Little Austi and Main Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 7 December 2021, 04:58 Local Time
Tuesday 07
2AM5AM8AM11AM
Wave (m)
0.9
ENE
0.9
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0.9
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0.9
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h)
5
5
10
10
Wind State cross-
off
off off cross-
off

Swell History at Little Austi and Main Beach

Surf stats for Little Austi and Main Beach, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Little Austi and Main Beach

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

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