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Voodoo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Voodoo break guidePhoto by: Kevin Hall

Voodoo Surf Guide

Voodoo in Sydney South is an exposed reef break that only works when conditions are just right. The best time of year for waves is autumn. The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the south. A left hand reef break. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rips, rocks, crowds and pollution.

Voodoo Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s32.8
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
23.4°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Voodoo:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Voodoo with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 25% of the time in October while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 37% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
25%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
37%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Voodoo Location Map

Interactive Voodoo 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 Voodoo is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 11 km (7 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Voodoo is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 24 km (15 miles) away.

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Voodoo Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 22:22 Local Time
MonTue
8PM11PM2AM5AM
Wave (m) 0.7
E
0.6
E
1.9
S
2.1
S
Period (s) 9 9 6 7
Wind (km/h) 20
NNE 50
SSW 40
S 30
SSE
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Swell History at Voodoo

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

Wind History at Voodoo

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

Voodoo Reviews:

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Ratings
Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s32.8
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s33.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s22.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s44.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s33.0
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Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
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Moggy from Australia
“Contrary to map info Voodoo is located on South side of Kurnell Peninsula in Sydney's Sutherland Shire. The main wave is a left reef located 500 metres South of Potters Point. Best around half tide or low tide when small. On higher tides the left isn't as hollow, though a shorter fun right breaks from the peak.
Closer to the car park at Potters Point is a shallow and challenging right named Suck Rock.
All these breaks are reef with access to and from the water via paddling through rip channels.
On big swells exit can be tricky, and mis-timing can result in the unfortunate surfer being washed down in front of the rocks to Boat Harbour or the Mays Reefs.

[Editor - thanks. We'll update the location]”

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