Scuba Diving in Windy Point, Cronulla, New South Wales Australia

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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.

Apart from a great surf spot, Cronulla boasts some excellent dive sites. Windy Point lies between Shelly beach and Oak Park. You can find some good entry and exit points, depending on the tides. The site is appropriate for novice and advanced divers alike. The average depth here is at 6 m/19.7 ft and the maximum is at 10 m/32.8 ft.

Visibility is medium and varies from 5 m/16.4 ft to 10 m/32.8 ft. Water temperature is up to 21°C/69.8°F in summer and during early autumn months and between 14-18°C/57.2-64.4°F in winter.

Amazing marine life can be observed here including blue groper, sea dragons, angel sharks, salmon, wobbegong, Port Jackson sharks, luderick, cuttlefish, old wife, yellowtail and eastern blue devil to name just a few. Apart from diving, there is a variety of activities, attractions, restaurants and bars that lie on the streets around the spot.

Last but not least, Windy Point is also an excellent night dive. Note: it is a crowded spot, so watch out for surfers and boat traffic.