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Maroubra Beach break guidePhoto by: Katie Sheppard

Maroubra Beach Surf Guide

Maroubra Beach in Sydney South is an exposed beach and reef break that has consistent surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers and there is also a left hand point break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, rocks, crowds and pollution.

Maroubra Beach Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
24.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Maroubra Beach:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Maroubra Beach 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 21% of the time in July while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 70% 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 Maroubra Beach Location Map

Interactive Maroubra 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 Maroubra Beach is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Maroubra Beach is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 26 km (16 miles) away.

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Maroubra Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 27 January 2022, 19:20 Local Time
Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
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Swell History at Maroubra Beach

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

Wind History at Maroubra Beach

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

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