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Rapid Creek – Reef Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Darwin – Northern Territories, Australia)

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Rapid Creek - Reef

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Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell WNW | Wind SSE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.6 °C

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Thursday, 16 August 2018, 03:47 Local time
Thursday 16
Wave (m) 0.1
Period (s) 19 19 18 18
Wind (km/h) 5
ENE 10
ESE 15
ESE 20
Wind State glass cross-

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Rapid Creek - Reef in Darwin - Northern Territories is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the south southeast. Poor surf in light onshore winds Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the west northwest. Best around mid tide. Rarely crowded here. Beware of Box Jelly Fish, Crocodile, Sharks, Rays, rocks and rips.

Northern-Territory wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Night Cliff, Australia, 2 km from Rapid Creek - Reef.

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Rapid Creek - Reef Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

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

light winds from the SE

no report
Air temperature
21.9 °C

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Overall Rapid Creek - Reef Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Rapid Creek - Reef:

  • 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)
    477 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Tual (Indonesia)
    481 mi


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