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Black Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.9

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Black Rock Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Black Rock Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.3 °C

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Sunday, 20 January 2019, 16:31 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 6 6 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
E 10
ENE 10
NE 5
Wind State on on cross-

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Black Rock on the North Coast is an exposed reef break that has dependable surf. Summer offers the favoured conditions for surfing. The best wind direction is from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the northeast. A right hand reef break. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. Sometimes crowded. Beware of rocks and locals.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Brunswick Heads, Australia, 6 km from Black Rock.

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Black Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At CapeByronAws, 14 km from Black Rock.

light winds from the E

Air temperature
29.6 °C

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Overall Black Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Black Rock is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 40 km (25 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Black Rock is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 134 km (83 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Black Rock, NSW - North Coast. Use the tab navigation above to view Black Rock sea temperature, Black Rock photographs, Black Rock detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Black Rock webcams, current wind from NSW - North Coast live weather stations and Black Rock tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Black Rock.