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Rennies Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 4.0

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Rennies Beach break guidePhoto by: Greg Cogar

Rennies Beach Surf Guide

Rennies Beach on the South Coast is an exposed beach and reef break that is usually a safe bet, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Works best in offshore winds from the north. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right as well as a right hand reef break.. Best around mid tide when the tide is rising. Rarely crowded here. Beware of urchins, rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Rennies Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeach and reefIcon  s44.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
19.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rennies Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rennies Beach occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rennies Beach 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 28% of the time in May while 43% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 29% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
28%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
43%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
29%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rennies Beach Location Map

Interactive Rennies 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 Rennies Beach is Canberra Airport (CBR) in Australia, 117 km (73 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rennies Beach is Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia, 149 km (93 miles) away.

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Rennies Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 5 December 2020, 16:26 Local Time
Saturday 05
2PM5PM8PM11PM
Wave (m) 0.6
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0.5
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0.4
S
0.4
S
Period (s) 8 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 35
NE 30
NE 10
NNW 20
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Wind State cross-
off
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off
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off
off

Swell History at Rennies Beach

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

Wind History at Rennies Beach

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

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