Surfing in Elouera, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia

Offshore Winds:
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 to the north and Port Hacking to 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. Elouera is an exposed beach break that offers consistent surf at all stages of the tide.

Offshore winds blow from the west and the best swell direction is from the southeast. It is appropriate for novice and advanced surfers alike.

Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and holds up to 2.5 m/8 ft. In summer the wind blows offshore at 11%, in autumn the wind blows at 30%, in winter at 44% and in spring at 18%. The best period for surfing is in summer or early autumn because the average water temperature is 21°C/69.8°F. Watch out for rips.

Finally, visitors can enjoy the magnificent view of the sea in one of the many cafes and restaurants that lie on the streets around the beach.