Surfing in Bronte Beach, Bronte, New South Wales Australia

Skill Level:
All Surfers
Offshore Winds:
Bronte is a beach-side suburb of Sydney, at about 8 km/4 mi east of Sydney's CBD (central business district).

Located on Nelson Bay, Bronte beach is an exposed beach and reef break, at about 2 km/1.4 mi south of the famous Bondi beach. At the south end of the beach, there is one of the best ocean pools in Sydney. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 3 ft (1 m) to 6 ft (2 m). The best tide movement is a rising tide. The spot is appropriate for all kind of surfers.

Offshore winds blow from the west and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 11%, in autumn the wind blows at 30%, in winter at 44% and in spring at 18%.

There is a public park behind the spot which provides with picnic tables and barbecues, although parking is limited. Last but not least, Bronte Surf Lifesaving Club operates since 1903 and it is the oldest organization as such in the world.