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Box Head ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.0
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.8

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Box Head (calm at Umina Beach 4 km from Box Head). no significant swell
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Actual: 51 min ago

Calm
3 km/h
N
Clean
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Box Head Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Wednesday 26 Sep 2018 AEST

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

Today's Box Head sea temperature is 16.3 °C (Statistics for 26 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 18.4 max: 20.3 min: 16.7 °C)

Wednesday 26Thursday 27Friday 28
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
Rating
(10 max)
1
2
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
2
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
1.1
SSE
1
S
0.9
SSE
1
SSE
1
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
Period(s) (?)101010109991717161212121212121212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)312312305299253248237300293283344309252323323258250246
Wind
(km/h)
5
NW
10
SW
15
SSE
15
ESE
10
E
5
SE
5
SW
5
WSW
10
WSW
0
WNW
10
ENE
20
ENE
20
NE
15
N
15
N
15
N
15
NNW
15
N
Wind State(?)crossoncrosscross-
off
cross-
off
glassglasscross-
on
onglassoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
Tide State(?)
flowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebbebblowflowhighebblowflow
High Tide
/ height (m)

9:18AM
0.91



9:32PM
0.94



9:53AM
0.94




10:10PM
0.89



Low Tide
/ height (m)



3:27PM
0.10



3:47AM
0.08




4:10PM
0.09



4:21AM
0.10

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

Offshore winds at Box Head blow from the NE.
 Wednesday 26Thursday 27Friday 28
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
some cloudsrain shwrslight rainlight rainrain shwrsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
-44513------------
Temp. °C
121212131313131211151817161513131523
Chill °C (?)
121110121213131210151816151412121423
Sunrise
5:39-------5:37-------5:35-
Sunset
---5:52-------5:53------

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