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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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1 h 42 min ago

Calm
5 km/h
NNE
Clean
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Box Head Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Thursday 19 Jul 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 17.4 °C (Statistics for 19 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 18.0 max: 20.1 min: 16.1 °C)

Thursday 19Friday 20Saturday 21
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.2
S
0.2
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.8
NW
0.9
WNW
1
WSW
1.2
WSW
1.2
SW
1.3
SW
1.4
SW
1.4
SSW
2.4
SSW
Period(s) (?)77776666644455--88
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)16158873311212743667300232827
Wind
(km/h)
15
NW
15
NW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NNW
15
NNW
20
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
25
WNW
30
W
25
W
25
W
20
WSW
20
W
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
SW
Wind State(?)crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on
Tide State(?)
ebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblowflowhighebblow
High Tide
/ height (m)



2:07PM
0.83



2:13AM
0.85



3:13PM
0.84



3:17AM
0.76


Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:49AM
0.09



8:06PM
0.22



8:37AM
0.12



9:13PM
0.25



9:25AM
0.15

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.
 Thursday 19Friday 20Saturday 21
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
Summary
clearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclear
Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C
12152022181515151417151512111010911
Chill °C (?)
101420221814141312161313997769
Sunrise
6:54-------6:54-------6:54-
Sunset
---5:07-------5:07------

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