Kurnell is a suburb in southern Sydney, at about 22 km/14 mi in the south of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Kurnell is on the southern headland of Botany Bay, just opposite the suburb of La Perouse. Kurnell boasts some of Sydney’s top dive and surf sites.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia
Mark Occhilupo, the famous professional surfer and world champion made Cronulla beach a famous surf spot. The beach features a long stretch of sand, extending from Boat Harbor to North Cronulla. The spot is appropriate for novice and advanced surfers alike. The best wind direction is from the north, northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the north, northeast.
Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and holds up to 2 m/6 ft. The best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is all tides.
In summer the wind blows offshore at 14%, in autumn the wind blows at 28%, in winter at 35% and in spring at 21%. The best time for waves is autumn. Finally, it is a crowded spot during weekends. Watch out for rips and localism.