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Forster Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.7
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.9

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Forster Beach Spot ID

Mid North Coast Classic Left, Forster Beach photo

Forster Beach

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North End One Mile, Forster Beach photo

Forster Beach

Photo credit: Eggs

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.5 °C

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 15:22 Local time
Wednesday 19
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
N 10
NE 10
N 30
Wind State cross cross-
cross cross-

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Forster Beach in Port Macquarie is a reasonably exposed beach break that has pretty consitent surf The best wind direction is from the west with some shelter here from south winds. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks peel to the right. A popular wave that can get growded. Hazards include rocks and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Forster, Australia, 5 km from Forster Beach.

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Forster Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Forster Cape Hawke wx, 1 km from Forster Beach.

light winds from the NNE

Partly Cloudy
Air temperature
20.4 °C

Current weather near Forster Beach

Buoy Data:

At Crowdy Head Waverider Buoy, 32 miles from Forster Beach.

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Data Age 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr
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Overall Forster Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Forster Beach is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, which is 94 km (58 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Forster Beach is Tamworth Airport (TMW), also in Australia, 203 km (126 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Forster Beach, NSW - Port Macquarie. Use the tab navigation above to view Forster Beach sea temperature, Forster Beach photographs, Forster Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Forster Beach webcams, current wind from NSW - Port Macquarie live weather stations and Forster Beach 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 Forster Beach.