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Narrabeen-South break guidePhoto by: Scott Bradley

Narrabeen-South Surf Guide

Narrabeen-South in Sydney North is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf. Winter is the optimum time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Watch out for rips, obstacles, locals and pollution.

Narrabeen-South Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
19.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Narrabeen-South:

The best conditions reported for surf at Narrabeen-South occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Narrabeen-South with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 58% of the time in May while 30% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% 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 Narrabeen-South Location Map

Interactive Narrabeen-South 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 Narrabeen-South is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 27 km (17 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Narrabeen-South is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 37 km (23 miles) away.

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Narrabeen-South Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 4 July 2022, 22:40 Local Time
Tuesday 05
Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Narrabeen-South

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

Wind History at Narrabeen-South

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

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