Surfing in Cronulla Point, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia

Skill Level:
All Surfers
Cronulla is a beach-side suburb in southern Sydney, at about 26 km/16 mi in the south of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Cronulla lies on a peninsula, between Botany Bay on the north and Port Hacking on the south. Cronulla is a popular tourist location and attracts many beach enthusiasts.

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 Cronulla Point is a point break that offers very consistent surf. It is appropriate for all levels of surfers. The best wind 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 5 m/16 ft. The best tide movement is falling tides and the ideal tide position is all tides.

In summer the wind blows offshore at 31%, in autumn the wind blows at 47%, in winter at 45% and in spring at 32%. The best time for waves is autumn. Last but not least, it is an ultra crowded spot, especially during weekends. Watch out for rips and localism.