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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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Newcastle - Stratts Spit Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Wednesday 21 Feb 2018 AEDT

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 24.8 °C (Statistics for 21 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 23.9 max: 25.8 min: 21.6 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.2
ESE
1
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1.2
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.4
SE
1.2
SSE
0.9
SE
0.7
SE
1.6
ENE
2.2
NE
0.9
ENE
1.4
SSE
2.5
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2
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1.7
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1.7
S
1.7
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1.6
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1.4
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.1
SSE
1.1
SSE
Period(s) (?)99912111010968861010111011111011111212
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)208158232756431283134841775791121261319710651615646595443408401330306
Wind
(km/h)
10
NE
15
NE
25
E
20
NE
15
NE
30
ENE
20
NNE
10
NNE
30
NE
20
NNW
25
S
30
SE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SE
10
NE
10
NE
25
ENE
20
NNE
10
N
25
ENE
10
N
5
NW
Wind State(?)crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
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oncrosscross-
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cross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
1:29AM
1.46
1:44PM
1.33

2:26AM
1.47

2:49PM
1.24
3:31AM
1.50

4:07PM
1.19
4:42AM
1.56

5:30PM
1.19

5:52AM
1.65
6:43PM
1.26

6:56AM
1.74






Low Tide
/ height (m)

7:44AM
0.48
7:56PM
0.42

8:53AM
0.50

8:54PM
0.47
10:12AM
0.49

10:01PM
0.50
11:31AM
0.42

11:13PM
0.48
12:41PM
0.33

12:22AM
0.43







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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clear
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clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
rain showers
thunderstorm
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partially cloudy
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
2122232224252326302924232221222121232227322727
Low °C
2120232120252120302424222121221919232020312627
Chill °C (?)
2122232224252326302924232221222121232227322727
Sunrise
-6:35--6:35--6:37--6:37--6:37--6:39--6:39--6:41
Sunset
--7:36--7:35--7:34--7:32--7:31--7:30--7:29--
Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 19mm), heaviest on Sun morning. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Sat afternoon, min 20°C on Thu morning). Mainly fresh winds.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Very warm air temperatures (max 32°C on Wed afternoon, min 19°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.