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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 The wind is still cross-on at Newcastle - Stratts Spit (light winds from the ENE at Newcastle 3 km from Newcastle - Stratts Spit). 1.4m 5 s period wind swell from ENE
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Light
11 km/h
ENE
Cross-On
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Newcastle - Stratts Spit Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Wednesday 12 Dec 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 20.8 °C (Statistics for 12 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 22.3 max: 24.4 min: 20.5 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
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1.1
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2.1
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1.3
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1
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0.9
NE
3
NE
1.5
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1.2
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1.5
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1.6
SSE
Period(s) (?)56688898898789910101010991111
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)56883372241401091104306840967365465319844415587416365258197241525634
Wind
(km/h)
20
NE
5
NNE
35
NE
20
N
10
E
10
ENE
5
SSE
10
ENE
30
ENE
20
NNE
20
NE
30
NE
15
NE
10
E
15
E
15
SSW
20
SSE
25
SSE
15
SSE
10
SE
15
E
15
NE
10
NNE
Wind State(?)crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
off
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
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crosscross-
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cross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)
1:13AM
1.17
12:55PM
1.50

2:04AM
1.17
1:39PM
1.42

2:58AM
1.18

2:29PM
1.34
3:52AM
1.22

3:25PM
1.28
4:44AM
1.29

4:26PM
1.25

5:32AM
1.37
5:27PM
1.24

6:18AM
1.48
6:26PM
1.25


Low Tide
/ height (m)

6:36AM
0.66
7:49PM
0.39

7:29AM
0.71

8:33PM
0.42
8:28AM
0.74

9:20PM
0.43
9:33AM
0.74

10:06PM
0.43
10:40AM
0.69

10:53PM
0.42
11:42AM
0.61

11:40PM
0.40
12:39PM
0.50

12:26AM
0.37

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
rain shwrsrain shwrsrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearrisk thund- derrisk thund- derclearrain shwrsrisk thund- derrain shwrsrisk thund- derclearclearclearclearcloudysome cloudsrain shwrssome cloudssome cloudsclearclear
Rain (mm)
28112-25-14110------1----
High °C
2124302324262325282626262426272421222120212019
Low °C
2020252022232021282324252223262121212020201919
Chill °C (?)
2124302324262325282626262426272421222120212019
Sunrise
-5:37--5:37--5:37--5:37--5:39--5:39--5:39--5:39
Sunset
--7:54--7:55--7:57--7:57--7:58--7:58--7:59--
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 36mm), heaviest during Thu night. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Thu afternoon, min 20°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NE on Thu afternoon, calm by Sat morning).Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Sun afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 27°C on Mon afternoon, min 19°C on Wed 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.