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Shark Island (Cronulla) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 2.8

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Shark Island (Cronulla) Surf Forecast / NSW – Sydney South Coast / Australia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Thursday 06 Aug 2020 AEST
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Shark Island (Cronulla) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Shark Island (Cronulla) sea temperature is 17.2 °C (Statistics for 06 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 17.8 max: 19.5 min: 16.2 °C)
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Shark Island (Cronulla) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Shark Island (Cronulla) sea temperature is 17.2 °C (Statistics for 06 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 17.8 max: 19.5 min: 16.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Shark Island (Cronulla) (light winds from the SSE at KurnellAws 8 km from Shark Island (Cronulla)). 2.5m 12 s period swell from S

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Moderate
17 km/h
SSE
Cross-Shore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Shark Island (Cronulla) this week:

The surf forecast for Shark Island (Cronulla) over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Aug 06) at 7PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 2.5m and 11s period with a secondary swell of 0.5m and 10s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Shark Island (Cronulla) in the next 7 days are 5.5m 11s and forecast to arrive on Monday (Aug 10) at 7AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 2.1m 7s period and expected on Saturday (Aug 08) at 7AM.

Wave TypeTime (AEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 7PM (Thu 6th Aug)8ft (2.5m) 11s
Best Surf 7PM (Thu 6th Aug)8ft (2.5m) 11s
Most Powerful 7AM (Mon 10th Aug)18ft (5.5m) 11s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Shark Island (Cronulla) over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy(?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thu
13
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
55534033211002534210011
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
2.5
S
2.5
S
2.4
S
2.4
S
2.5
SSE
1.7
S
1.5
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.4
E
1.3
E
2.1
SE
5
SE
5
SE
4.5
SE
3.5
SE
2.4
ESE
2.1
ESE
1.8
E
1.4
ESE
1.1
E
0.9
E
0.5
S
0.7
E
12121111111010978910111010101010999168
212016601369135116266443833332101986605369592638962195108685562735520312512468
15
WSW
10
ESE
10
SSW
20
E
10
NNE
20
N
15
NW
10
SE
15
WSW
25
WSW
35
WSW
55
SSE
45
SSE
40
SSE
20
SSE
10
ESE
10
NE
15
NW
15
NNW
20
NNW
15
NW
15
W
0
W
offcross-
on
offcross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossoncrosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
glass
10:09AM
1.18
10:06PM
1.52
10:48AM
1.18
10:43PM
1.42
11:27AM
1.19
11:21PM
1.32
12:08PM
1.20
12:01AM
1.21
12:53PM
1.20
12:47AM
1.10
1:42PM
1.22
1:43AM
1.02
3:46PM
0.35
4:42AM
0.18
4:29PM
0.39
5:16AM
0.23
5:13PM
0.44
5:50AM
0.29
6:02PM
0.49
6:25AM
0.35
6:57PM
0.54
7:04AM
0.40
8:02PM
0.56
7:49AM
0.45

Note: the tide data above is for Caringbah which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Shark Island (Cronulla).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Shark Island (Cronulla) blow from the SW

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thu
13
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
heavy rain
rain showers
rain showers
thunderstorm
clear
partially cloudy
heavy rain
heavy rain
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clearclearsome cloudslight rainheavy rainrain shwrsrain shwrsrisk thund- derclearsome cloudsheavy rainheavy rainrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudscloudysome cloudssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclear
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1112121414141717141415151514141516151717151920
912111412121316111311141414141415121416121520
1011111312121717131212121311121516141616141920
6:43--6:41--6:41--6:39--6:39--6:37--6:35--6:35-
-5:19--5:20--5:21--5:21--5:22--5:22--5:22--5:23

Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 55mm), heaviest during Sun afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Sat morning, min 9°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat afternoon, near gales from the SSE by Sun night).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Thu afternoon, min 12°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (near gales from the SSE on Sun night, calm by Thu afternoon).

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Information about the Shark Island (Cronulla) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Shark Island (Cronulla) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Shark Island (Cronulla) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Shark Island (Cronulla) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Shark Island (Cronulla)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Shark Island (Cronulla) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Shark Island (Cronulla) is 2 km (1 miles) from Cronulla. If you plan a holiday in Sydney South Coast, look for hotels and other accommodation in Cronulla. Cronulla has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.