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Sandbar ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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Sandbar Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.2 °C

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Saturday, 22 September 2018, 04:18 Local time
Saturday 22
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 10
NW 10
NW 10
Wind State cross-
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Sandbar in Port Macquarie is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf. Autumn and winter are the best times of year for waves. Offshore winds are from the west northwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rips and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Blueys Beach, 1 km from Sandbar.

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Sandbar Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Forster Beach, 23 km from Sandbar.

light winds from the WSW

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Air temperature
14.0 °C

Current weather near Sandbar

Buoy Data:

At Crowdy Head Waverider Buoy, 44 miles from Sandbar.

  11PM 12AM 1AM 2AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.348
Average period (s) 8.9 8.52 8.52 7.56

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Overall Sandbar Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Sandbar is Newcastle Airport (NTL) in Australia, which is 79 km (49 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Sandbar is Richmond Airport (RCM), also in Australia, 211 km (131 miles) away.
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