Forecast for your beach?

While we have been collecting surfing websites we were amazed at the global reach for surfing forecasts. It is hard to find a place that doesn’t have a surf forecast.
Check out your beach’s forecast (or forecasts, there is usually more than one) by:

  • going to the Search Surfing Sites.
    bit.ly/ssurfings
  • typing in the name of your beach
  • on the results page clicking “forecasts”

BTW, we don’t store any of the information entered in the search page, so don’t worry about giving away your secret spot..

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Surf Forecasts

We have collected some differing views of surf forecasts.
Bookmark or share the link to this page:
bruce-white.blogspot.com/2009/04/surf-forecasts.html
Note that these graphics show the current forecast.
winhelp.com.au/makesurf
Wind and swell aimed at Sydney
Also there is a chart that plots wind and swell aimed toward Sydney..
surfline.com/surfline/charts/chart.cfm
OR to make it easy to share with others:
http://bit.ly/sydwind
When you get to that page press the Loop button on the top right hand corner to see the chart animate up to 120 hours ahead.
Dial-up the best NZ surf
Also check out the NZ forecast site that lets you dial-up the best surf:
swellmap.com/sweetspots.php
Finally WaveWatch is also worth checking out.
Go to wavewatch.com for your local surf forecasts

North Steyne Forecast

Live surf report for the middle of Manly Beach (Sydney – Australia).

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Go to yosurfer.com for surf reports & forecasts
See also:
MHL info straight from the wave-rider buoys:
mhl.nsw.gov.au/data/syddir.gif
Pick which wave-rider buoy on the NSW coast:
mhl.nsw.gov.au/www/wave_data_plot.htmlx
This is handy – pick a graphic of anywhere in the world:
lajollasurf.org/gblpac.html

Finding smaller surf in Sydney

Start your search for smaller waves at the south end of any beach (except Bondi). Look for somewhere out of the wind. Remember that overcast and cold weather generally keeps the crowds away.
Heavy rain can be a health problem.
For places you may not have thought about see the Sydney Beach Map: maps.google.com/maps

See the great graphical representation of the surfing forecast at seabreeze.com.au
AND
Video of Neilsen Park inside the harbour breaking in April 2009.