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Winkipop break guidePhoto by: Enrico

Winkipop Surf Guide

Winkipop in Sydney North is an exposed point break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of rips, rocks, locals and sharks.

Winkipop Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
24.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Winkipop:

The best conditions reported for surf at Winkipop occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Winkipop with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 52% of the time in May while 31% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 17% 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 Winkipop Location Map

Interactive Winkipop 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 Winkipop is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 20 km (12 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Winkipop is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 33 km (20 miles) away.

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Winkipop Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 29 January 2023, 10:29 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 7 7 6 6
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Winkipop

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

Wind History at Winkipop

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

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