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Flat Rock ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.2
Consistency of Surf: 2.8
Difficulty Level: 3.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 1.4

Overall: 2.4

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Flat Rock Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Coast – New South Wales, Australia)

Flat Rock Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.0 °C

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Sunday, 21 July 2019, 16:30 Local time
Sunday 21
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
N 20
NNE 20
N 20
Wind State cross cross cross cross-

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Skinners(Flat Rock) on the North Coast is an exposed beach reef and point break that has very consistent surf The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights as well as a left hand reef break. and there is also a left hand point break. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of sharks,.

New-South-Wales wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ballina, Australia, 3 km from Flat Rock.

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Flat Rock Tide Times and Tide Chart

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At BallinaArptAws, 5 km from Flat Rock.

moderate winds from the NE

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Buoy Data:

At Byron Bay Waverider Buoy, 6 miles from Flat Rock.

  11AM 12PM 1PM 2PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.179
Average period (s) 10.27 9.77 9.32 9.32

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Overall Flat Rock Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Skinners (Flat Rock) is Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport (OOL) in Australia, which is 75 km (47 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Skinners (Flat Rock) is Brisbane International Airport (BNE), also in Australia, 168 km (104 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Coffs Harbour (Coff's Harbour) Airport (CFS), also in Australia, 172 km (107 miles) away.
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