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Woonona ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.3
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 2.3

Overall: 3.3

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Woonona break guidePhoto by: Riley Chrystal-Foy

Woonona Surf Guide

Woonona in Sydney South is an exposed beach break that is usually a safe bet. Summer offers the best conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include urchins, rips and rocks.

Woonona Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  redBeachIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
20.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Woonona:

The best conditions reported for surf at Woonona occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

juneBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Woonona 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 15% of the time in June while 12% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 73% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
15%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
12%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
73%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Woonona Location Map

Interactive Woonona 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 Woonona is Camden Airport (CDU) in Australia, 48 km (30 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Woonona is Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU), also in Australia, 57 km (35 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Woonona Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 05:20 Local Time
Tuesday 11
7AM10AM1PM4PM
Wave (m) 0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 5
W 10
N 5
WNW 5
SSE
Wind State glass cross off cross

Swell History at Woonona

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

Wind History at Woonona

Wind stats for Woonona, 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 Woonona. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon sandbar  redSandbar
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    0km away
    • Icon beachBeach and reef
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBreakwater
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away

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