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Sharps Beach Surf Guide

Sharps Beach in North Coast - New South Wales is an exposed beach and reef break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east. The beach break offers mainly left hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Sharps Beach Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeach and reefIcon  s0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
23.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Sharps Beach:

The best conditions reported for surf at Sharps Beach occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Sharps Beach with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of June. Clean surfable waves are typically found 19% of the time in June while 27% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 54% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
19%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
27%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
54%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Sharps Beach Location Map

Interactive Sharps 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.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Sharps Beach Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 17 May 2021, 21:05 Local Time
MonTue
7PM10PM1AM4AM
Wave (m) 1.5
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.5
S
Period (s) 8 7 7 8
Wind (km/h) 20
SSE 20
SSE 15
SW 20
SW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Sharps Beach

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

Wind History at Sharps Beach

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Sharps Beach. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s43.6
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s32.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon pointPoint
    • Icon  s43.9
    Reliability: consistent
    3km away
    • Icon pointPoint/breakwater
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: consistent
    4km away
    • Icon beachBeach/groyne/rivermouth
    • Icon  s43.7
    Reliability: very consistent
    4km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Sharps Beach: