Dee Why is a suburb of northern Sydney, at about 18 km/11 mi north-east of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Dee Why caters a variety of dining and accommodation options to suit different needs and budgets.
Dee Why beach is an exposed point break that has dependable surf at all stages of the tide.
The headland at the south end provides a good shelter from southerly winds. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft to 2.5 m/8 ft. The best tide movements is rising and falling tides. Offshore winds blow from the south and the best swell direction is from the southwest.
In summer the wind blows offshore 26%, in autumn the wind blows 37%, in winter 34% and in spring 28%. The best period for waves is in winter. The beach is appropriate for advanced surfers. The average water temperature is about 21°C/69.8°F. It is a crowded spot, especially in weekends, so be patient. Watch out for rocks, rips and locals.