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Warriewood break guidePhoto by: Dylan Moore

Warriewood Surf Guide

Warriewood in Sydney North is an exposed beach and point break that has very reliable surf, although summer tends to be mostly flat. Offshore winds blow from the south southwest with some shelter here from south winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. Waves at the beach break both left and right Sometimes crowded. Take care of rips, rocks and pollution.

Warriewood Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
17.7°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Warriewood:

The best conditions reported for surf at Warriewood occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

aprilBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Warriewood with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of April. Clean surfable waves are typically found 48% of the time in April while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 12% 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 Warriewood Location Map

Interactive Warriewood 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 Warriewood is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Warriewood is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 40 km (25 miles) away.

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Warriewood Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 19 August 2022, 11:40 Local Time
Friday 19
Wave (m)
Period (s) 12 12 12 12
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
off cross-

Swell History at Warriewood

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

Wind History at Warriewood

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

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