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JD Reef

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind SSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 16.8 °C

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Sunday, 23 September 2018, 23:45 Local time
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Wave (m) 2.2
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2.2
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Period (s) 7 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
SSE 25
SSE 25
SSE 25
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Wind State cross-
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JD Reef in Newcastle is a reef break that does not work very often The best wind direction is from the south southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for - Rocks - Localism - Sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Gorokan, 5 km from JD Reef.

IS AT (local time)

JD Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Norah Head Aws, 1 km from JD Reef.

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Air temperature
15.9 °C

Current weather near JD Reef

Overall JD Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to JD Reef is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, 58 km (36 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to JD Reef is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 82 km (51 miles) away.
  • Third is Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney) Airport (SYD) in Australia, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Sydney Bankstown Airport (BWU) in Australia is 91 km (57 miles) away.
  • Camden Airport (CDU), also in Australia is the fifth nearest airport to JD Reef and is 118 km (73 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for JD Reef, NSW - Newcastle. Use the tab navigation above to view JD Reef sea temperature, JD Reef photographs, JD Reef detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, JD Reef webcams, current wind from NSW - Newcastle live weather stations and JD Reef 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 JD Reef.