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Rapid Creek - Bar ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.3
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.3

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Rapid Creek – Bar Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Darwin – Northern Territories, Australia)

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Rapid Creek - Bar

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Type: river

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.6 °C

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Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 06:39 Local time
Wednesday 15
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 2 - - -
Wind (km/h) 20
E 20
ESE 15
ENE 15
Wind State cross-
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Rapid Creek - Bar in Darwin - Northern Territories is a fairly exposed river break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the south. Light onshore winds ruin the qulaity Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the west northwest. The river break provides left and right handers. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of Box Jelly Fish, Crocodile, Sharks, Rays, rips.

Northern-Territory wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Night Cliff, Australia, 3 km from Rapid Creek - Bar.

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At Darwin (civmil), 3 km from Rapid Creek - Bar.


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Air temperature
17.6 °C

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  • Closest city location
    4 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Dili (East Timor)
    444 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Atambua (Indonesia)
    464 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Kefamenanu (Indonesia)
    478 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Tual (Indonesia)
    481 mi


  • The nearest passenger airport to Rapid Creek - Bar is Kununurra Airport (KNX) in Australia, which is 444 km (276 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Rapid Creek - Bar is El Tari (Kupang) Airport (KOE) in Indonesia, 821 km (510 miles) away.
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