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Rapid Creek - Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 2.9

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Rapid Creek – Beach Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Darwin – Northern Territories, Australia)

Rapid Creek - Beach Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.6 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 01:32 Local time
Friday 21
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 16 4 3 15
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 5
WSW 10
SSW 10
Wind State on cross cross-

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Rapid Creek - Beach in Darwin - Northern Territories is a quite exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the southeast. Easily blown out by onshore winds Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around mid tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of Box Jelly Fish, Crocodile, Sharks, Rays, rips.

Northern-Territory wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Night Cliff, Australia, 4 km from Rapid Creek - Beach.

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Rapid Creek - Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Darwin (civmil), 4 km from Rapid Creek - Beach.

light winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
26.9 °C

Current weather near Rapid Creek - Beach

Overall Rapid Creek - Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Town and city forecasts close to Rapid Creek - Beach:

  • Closest city location
    5 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 - Beach is Kununurra Airport (KNX) in Australia, which is 445 km (276 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Rapid Creek - Beach is El Tari (Kupang) Airport (KOE) in Indonesia, 821 km (510 miles) away.
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