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Wollongong surfing locations - Coalcliff Beach to Austinmer Beach


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Coalcliff Beach

  • The southern end approximately 200m off the beach, there can be a solid left-hander, which can go 100m down the beach. This fickle wave is best in north to north-easterly swells up to 2.5m. The rest of the beach can get a reasonable wave in swells under 2m.

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Scarborough Beach

  • Can get a reasonable left point break, best in east to north-easterly swells up to 2m.

Wombarra Beach

Thommo's

  • In strong east to north-easterly swells from 2m to 4m, this can produce a quality left-hander that breaks over a patchy reef. Experienced surfers only.

Sharkies

    • Offers a left and right reef break, the left needing a good north-easterly to south-easterly swell and the right more of an easterly to southerly swell. Experienced surfers only!

Headlands

  • Located off the boat ramp at Brickyard Point, this can be an excellent right-hander breaking over a rocky reef. Best in big north-easterly to south-easterly swells. Experienced surfers only!

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Austinmer Beach

  • In a small north-easterly swell you can often get a good right-hander in the middle of the beach and at the southern end there is another right-hander best in east to north-easterly swells and south-westerly to north-westerly winds.

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Wollongong surfing locations - Thirroul Beach to Towradgi Beach


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Thirroul Beach

  • You can get a decent right-hander here in south-easterly to north- easterly swells at the southern corner of the beach. You can also get a reasonable beach break in offshore winds and swells under 2m.

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Sandon Point

  • On the northern side is one of the best point breaks in New South Wales, which works well in swells from 1m to 4m best in big south to south-easterly winter swells with south-westerly winds. On the southern side is The Bombie, which on its day can be a nice left-hander. These breaks are for the experienced surfer only.

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Peggy's

  • About 400m out to sea there is a heavy right breaking over a rocky bottom, best in big east to north-easterly swells. Experienced surfers only.

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Banzai

  • This is an inconsistent, very fast, very hollow barrelling, left over a very rocky bottom. Very experienced only.

Woonona

Belambi Point

  • Can produce a good right in small easterly to south-easterly swells. For experienced surfers, there can also be a big hollow and short bombie about 200 metres out from the middle of the beach. Best in light south-westerly to westerly winds.

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Towradgi Beach

Wollongong surfing locations - Fairymeadow Beach to South Wollongong Beach


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Fairymeadow Beach

  • Can get some reasonable left and right beach breaks, better at low tides in north-easterly to south-easterly swells.

North Wollongong

South Wollongong (City beach)

Wollongong surfing locations - Windang Island to Shellharbour


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Windang Island

  • Located directly out from the entrance to Lake Illawarra, Windang is known as a big wave spot and has a great left down the southern side of the island, best in north-easterly to south-easterly swells and west to north-westerly winds. There is a patchy reef about 50m offshore on the northern side of the island, known as 'Sharkies'. This can produce good lefts and rights in most swell conditions, best in westerly to north-westerly winds. For experienced big wave surfers only.

Shellharbour - Cowries

  • The northern point produces a right-hander on a shallow rocky ledge (known as 'Cowries') in south to south-easterly swells, best in south-westerly winds.

Shellharbour - The Pool

  • The point at the southern end has breaks on both sides. On the north side, there can be a good right, best in easterly to north-easterly swells and south-westerly winds. The south side can produce a very powerful left, best in north-easterly to south-easterly swells and westerly to north-westerly winds. Experienced surfers only.

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