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Newcastle - Stratts Spit ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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  1. weather stationWind Update Offshore wind has become very light (light winds from the ENE at Newcastle 3 km from Newcastle - Stratts Spit). Surf should be turning clean at Newcastle - Stratts Spit. 2.0m 6 s period wind swell from NE
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Actual: 58 min ago

Light
6 km/h
ENE
Clean
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Newcastle - Stratts Spit Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 pm Tuesday 18 Sep 2018 AEST

Newcastle - Stratts Spit surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Newcastle - Stratts Spit sea temperature is 17.6 °C (Statistics for 18 Sep 1981-2005 - mean: 18.8 max: 20.6 min: 17.9 °C)

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Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
NE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.6
NE
1.6
S
1.9
S
1.7
S
1.2
S
0.9
SSE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.4
E
0.4
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0.9
S
1.9
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2
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1.7
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1.6
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1.5
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1.5
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1.7
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1.6
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Period(s) (?)6888887761010101010578878877
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
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Energy(?)136103805028747031012864515254323034366546359285256253279269
Wind
(km/h)
15
N
20
NNW
20
NW
25
SW
20
SSW
20
SSE
15
WSW
10
SW
15
ESE
10
NNW
10
NNW
20
NE
15
WSW
10
WSW
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
S
25
SSE
15
SSE
25
S
25
SSE
10
SSW
15
SSW
Wind State(?)cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
oncross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscross
High Tide
/ height (m)

4:09AM
1.01
4:09PM
1.36

5:10AM
1.07
5:02PM
1.40

5:55AM
1.15
5:47PM
1.46

6:33AM
1.24
6:28PM
1.51

7:09AM
1.33

7:07PM
1.55
7:42AM
1.40

7:44PM
1.57
8:16AM
1.46

8:22PM
1.56

Low Tide
/ height (m)
10:12PM
0.54
9:30AM
0.65

11:06PM
0.48
10:32AM
0.61

11:49PM
0.41
11:26AM
0.55

12:25AM
0.33
12:13PM
0.48

12:59AM
0.27
12:55PM
0.41

1:32AM
0.21

1:34PM
0.35
2:05AM
0.18

2:13PM
0.30
2:38AM
0.17

Note: the tide data above is for Newcastle, Australia which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Newcastle - Stratts Spit.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Newcastle - Stratts Spit blow from the WNW.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1826261715161617171622221821181514141414151413
Low °C
1621231214161316161317191519171414141313141413
Chill °C (?)
1726261613151617171622221821171312121312141312
Sunrise
-5:46--5:45--5:43--5:41--5:41--5:39--5:37--5:37
Sunset
--5:46--5:46--5:47--5:47--5:49--5:50--5:50--
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 5mm), mostly falling on Thu morning. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Wed morning, min 12°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SSW on Wed night, light winds from the SSW by Thu night).Long Range Forecast:Heavy rain (total 30mm), heaviest during Sun night. Warm air temperatures (max 22°C on Sat afternoon, min 13°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Newcastle - Stratts Spit Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Newcastle - Stratts Spit provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Newcastle - Stratts Spit can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Newcastle - Stratts Spit surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Newcastle - Stratts Spit) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Newcastle - Stratts Spit may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Newcastle? If you are looking for accommodation near Newcastle - Stratts Spit, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Newcastle, consider staying in Newcastle which is 3 km (2 miles) away. Other places in and around Newcastle where you can find information about places to rent, and car hire include Catherine Hill Bay which is 31 km (19 miles) away, Port Stephens, Cessnock and Central Coast.