Austinmer works best in small peaky swells from the north. It doesn’t hold a big size at all but can dish up some summer beach break fun waves in light winds. During the winter south swells there can be a good right-hander at the southern end of the beach, but again, these swells need to be fairly small.
What are the best surf conditions for Austinmer Beach?
Gets good between head-high to overhead. We recommend riding your longboard or standard shortboard here. Austinmer Beach on Sydney’s Southern Beaches is best suited to beginner to advanced surfers. The surf here is usually has a wave (5/10) and can get ridiculously crowded (9/10). The best winds for Austinmer Beach are West. The best swell direction is from the Northeast