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Elim ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Elim Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.5 °C

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Friday, 18 January 2019, 07:52 Local time
Friday 18
Wave (m) 1.6
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
NNE 25
NNE 30
NE 35
Wind State cross-
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Elim in Port Macquarie is an exposed beach break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds blow from the southwest. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Blueys Beach, 7 km from Elim.

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Elim Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Forster Cape Hawke wx, 12 km from Elim.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
22.5 °C

Current weather near Elim

Buoy Data:

At Crowdy Head Waverider Buoy, 40 miles from Elim.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.507
Average period (s) 5.98 6.16 5.8 6.79

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Overall Elim Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Elim is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, which is 84 km (52 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Elim is Tamworth Airport (TMW), also in Australia, 210 km (130 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Elim, NSW - Port Macquarie. Use the tab navigation above to view Elim sea temperature, Elim photographs, Elim detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Elim webcams, current wind from NSW - Port Macquarie live weather stations and Elim 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 Elim.