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Sawtell-The Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Sawtell-The Island Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 19.1 °C

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Friday, 21 September 2018, 12:12 Local time
Friday 21
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
SSE 15
SSE 10
SSE 10
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Sawtell-The Island in Port Macquarie is an exposed beach break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the west southwest with some shelter here from northeast winds. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks consists of rights. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks and sharks.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Coffs Harbour, Australia, 8 km from Sawtell-The Island.

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Sawtell-The Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Emerald Beach wx, 8 km from Sawtell-The Island.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
20.9 °C

Current weather near Sawtell-The Island

Buoy Data:

At Coffs Harbour Waverider Buoy, 11 miles from Sawtell-The Island.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 2.319
Average period (s) 9.77 9.77 9.77 8.17

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Overall Sawtell-The Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Sawtell-The Island is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS) in Australia, which is 11 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Sawtell-The Island is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL), also in Australia, 232 km (144 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Sawtell-The Island, NSW - Port Macquarie. Use the tab navigation above to view Sawtell-The Island sea temperature, Sawtell-The Island photographs, Sawtell-The Island detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Sawtell-The Island webcams, current wind from NSW - Port Macquarie live weather stations and Sawtell-The Island tide predictions. The Australia swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Australia and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Australia wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Sawtell-The Island.