Surfing in The Boot, Tamarama, New South Wales Australia

Best Wind Direction:
West, Southwest
Skill Level:
Tamarama is a beach-side suburb of Sydney, at about 7 km/3.5 mi in the east of Sydney's CBD (Central Business District).

The Boot is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf at all stages of the tide. The best wind direction is from the west, northwest and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast, east. Surfers can explore the waves with swell sizes from 3 ft-5 ft / 1 m-1.5 m to 8 ft /2.5 m.

The best tide movement is rising tide. The spot is appropriate for experienced surfers and it can work at any time of the year. In summer the wind blows offshore at 13%, in autumn the wind blows at 28%, in winter at 32% and in spring at 16%. It is small but it is uncrowded and provides quality waves. Watch out for sharks and rocks.