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Banzai ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.1

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing glassy conditions at Banzai (calm at Wyrrabalong Bateau Bay wx 1 km from Banzai). no significant swell
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Actual: 21 min ago

Calm
4.3 km/h
ENE
Glassy
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Banzai Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Thursday 23 Nov 2017 AEDT

Banzai surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Banzai sea temperature is 20.5 °C (Statistics for 23 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 20.5 max: 22.4 min: 19.0 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.8
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.9
ENE
0.7
E
0.9
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1.1
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1
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1.1
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0.9
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0.9
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Period(s) (?)77666888888788888888888
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)714954377016113015315717635328627738331419615511010181107109109
Wind
(km/h)
10
E
20
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15
N
15
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25
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10
NNE
15
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25
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10
NNE
20
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30
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15
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5
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5
NW
10
S
15
SSE
15
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15
S
15
SE
10
NE
10
NNE
15
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Wind State(?)ononcrosscross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
11:39AM
1.43

12:34AM
1.01
12:22PM
1.37

1:30AM
1.00
1:10PM
1.31

2:29AM
1.02

2:06PM
1.26
3:33AM
1.08

3:06PM
1.23
4:28AM
1.17

4:11PM
1.23

5:21AM
1.29




Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:32PM
0.29

5:54AM
0.53
7:19PM
0.32

6:45AM
0.58

8:08PM
0.33
7:49AM
0.62

9:02PM
0.32
9:02AM
0.61

9:55PM
0.29
10:15AM
0.57

10:45PM
0.24





Note: the tide data above is for Long Jetty which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Banzai.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Banzai blow from the W.
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rain showers
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partially cloudy
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
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Low °C
1821181923192022202023202123202021202021202123
Chill °C (?)
2122212324222323212324222526222122212121212123
Sunrise
5:39--5:39--5:37--5:37--5:37--5:37--5:37--5:37-
Sunset
-7:40--7:42--7:43--7:44--7:45--7:45--7:46--7:47
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Fri afternoon, min 18°C on Thu morning). Winds increasing (calm on Thu morning, fresh winds from the ENE by Sun afternoon).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 81mm), heaviest during Mon night. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Mon afternoon, min 20°C on Sun night). Mainly fresh winds.

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Information about the Banzai Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Banzai provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Banzai can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Banzai surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Banzai) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Banzai may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Newcastle? If you are looking for accommodation near Banzai, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Newcastle, consider staying in Central Coast which is 18 km (11 miles) away. Other places in and around Newcastle where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Catherine Hill Bay which is 28 km (17 miles) away, Dee Why, Hornsby and Mosman.