Wind Surfing in Cronulla Beach, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia

Best Wind Direction:
North, Northeast
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. Cronulla beach is also a popular windsurfing destination. The spot is appropriate for all surfers.

You can explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and holds up to 2 m/6 ft. The best wind direction is from the north, northeast and the ideal swell direction is from the north, northeast. The average water temperature in summer is at 21°C/69.8°F.

In summer the wind blows offshore at 14%, in autumn the wind blows at 28%, in winter at 35% and in spring at 21%. The best time for waves is autumn. Note: it is a crowded spot during weekends. Watch out for rips and localism.