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Nambucca Heads ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Nambucca Heads Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.3 °C

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Friday, 22 March 2019, 19:23 Local time
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 9 9 9 8
Wind (km/h) 5
W 5
Wind State cross-
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Nambucca Heads in Port Macquarie is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. The best wind direction is from the north with some shelter here from northeast winds. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southeast.There is a left breaking point here. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Live Weather:

At Coffs Harbour, 22 km from Nambucca Heads.

light winds from the NNE

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
25 °C

Current weather near Nambucca Heads

Buoy Data:

At Coffs Harbour Waverider Buoy, 17 miles from Nambucca Heads.

  12PM 1PM 2PM 3PM
Data Age 6 hr 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr
Wave height (m) 1.096
Average period (s) 8.9 8.52 8.9 9.77

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Overall Nambucca Heads Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Nambucca Heads is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Nambucca Heads is Tamworth Airport (TMW), also in Australia, 219 km (136 miles) away.
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