Surfing in Maroubra Beach, Maroubra, New South Wales Australia

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Maroubra is a beach-side suburb of Sydney, at about 10 km/6 mi in the south-east of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District). Maroubra beach lies between the arms of Maroubra Bay and provides with a number of local facilities such as picnic areas, good restaurants and cafes.

It is considered to be the best surf beach in the eastern suburbs. This spot is an exposed beach and reef break, that has dependable surf at all stages on the tide. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 3 ft-5 ft /1 m-1.5 m to 6 ft/2 m. The best time for waves is in autumn. The site is appropriate for more experienced surfers.

Offshore winds blow from the northwest and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. In summer the wind blows offshore at 14%, in autumn the wind blows at 18%, in winter at 16% and in spring at 16%. Stroll along the beachfront and enjoy the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.

Note: it is crowded during weekends. Watch out for rocks, rips, pollution and crowds.