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Surfing in Whale Beach, Pittwater, New South Wales Australia

Type:
Reef
Best Period:
Spring
Whale beach is a beachside suburb in northern Sydney, at about 40 km/24 mi north of Sydney CBD (Central Business District). A beautiful beach holiday location that provides with many accommodation options, stylish cafes and good restaurants.

At the south end of Whale beach, there is a park with picnic facilities. The north side of the beach, known as Wedge attracts surfers of all levels.

Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 3 ft-5 ft (1 m-1.5 m) to 10 ft (3 m). The best tide movement is rising and falling tides. Good wind direction is from the northwest,west and the ideal swell direction is from the north, northeast.

In summer the wind blows offshore at 10%, in autumn the wind blows at 16%, in winter at 16% and in spring at 13%. This idyllic spot can produce excellent waves in spring. The average water temperature is about 21°C/69.8°F. It is a crowded spot, especially on weekends, so be patient. Watch out for rocks and rips.

Relevant activites based in Australia

Rafting & Outdoor activities, Queensland
/ Australia, Queensland, Tully River

Summer/Autumn 2017-2020

Asia/Oceania

December – AUSTRALIA

River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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