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Peggys break guidePhoto by: Noel Downey

Peggys Surf Guide

Peggys in Sydney South is a reasonably exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf. The best time of year for waves is autumn. Works best in offshore winds from the south southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. A reef breaks right. Best around low tide. Rarely crowded here. Watch out for rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Peggys Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Peggys:

The best conditions reported for surf at Peggys occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Peggys with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 12% of the time in February while 19% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 69% 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 Peggys Location Map

Interactive Peggys 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 Peggys is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 47 km (29 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Peggys is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Peggys Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 24 March 2023, 11:14 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 9 7 6 5
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-

Swell History at Peggys

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

Wind History at Peggys

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

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