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Bar Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.8
Crowds: 2.2

Overall: 3.8

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Bar Beach Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

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

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

Today's Bar Beach sea temperature is 20.1 °C (Statistics for 23 Nov 1981-2005 - mean: 20.8 max: 22.8 min: 19.4 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.9
ESE
0.9
E
1
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0.7
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0.9
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1.1
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Period(s) (?)77667888888887888888888
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)6886693975161127177161207394345285578392191155262104168172172176
Wind
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10
ESE
20
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15
NNE
5
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20
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15
NE
15
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25
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NE
15
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20
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NNE
5
SSW
10
SE
10
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15
SSE
15
ESE
15
NE
10
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15
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Wind State(?)cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
12:00PM
1.58

12:52AM
1.16
12:41PM
1.52

1:45AM
1.14
1:27PM
1.45

2:41AM
1.14

2:19PM
1.39
3:40AM
1.18

3:18PM
1.35
4:35AM
1.25

4:19PM
1.34

5:26AM
1.35




Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:49PM
0.37

6:16AM
0.63
7:35PM
0.40

7:07AM
0.69

8:24PM
0.43
8:07AM
0.73

9:15PM
0.43
9:13AM
0.72

10:05PM
0.42
10:21AM
0.67

10:55PM
0.39





Note: the tide data above is for Newcastle, Australia which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Bar Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Bar Beach blow from the NW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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Low °C
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Chill °C (?)
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Sunrise
5:39--5:39--5:37--5:37--5:37--5:37--5:37--5:37-
Sunset
-7:38--7:39--7:40--7:42--7:43--7:44--7:44--7:45
Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 25°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:Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Mon night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Mon afternoon, min 20°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Bar Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Bar Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Bar Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Bar Beach 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 (Bar Beach) 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 Bar Beach 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 Bar Beach, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Newcastle, consider staying in Newcastle which is 2 km (1 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 29 km (18 miles) away, Port Stephens, Cessnock and Central Coast.