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Thirroul ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.4

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Thirroul break guidePhoto by: Damian Platt

Thirroul Surf Guide

Thirroul in Sydney South is an exposed beach and reef break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers and there is a right hand reef break as well.. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

Thirroul Spot Info

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

Surfing Thirroul:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Thirroul with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 51% of the time in July while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 18% 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 Thirroul Location Map

Interactive Thirroul 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 Thirroul is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Thirroul is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 45 km (28 miles) away.

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Thirroul Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 25 February 2021, 17:03 Local Time
Thursday 25
Wave (m) 3.0
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
N 10
N 15
NE 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross

Swell History at Thirroul

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

Wind History at Thirroul

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

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