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Banzai Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Wednesday 07 Dec 2022 AEDT
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Banzai surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Banzai sea temperature is 20.5 °C (Statistics for 07 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 21.3 max: 23.5 min: 19.5 °C)
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Banzai surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Banzai sea temperature is 20.5 °C (Statistics for 07 Dec 1981-2005 - mean: 21.3 max: 23.5 min: 19.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Banzai (calm at Gosford Automatic Weather Station 13 km from Banzai).

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Actual: 57 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
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Clean
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How big are the waves at Banzai today?

The current surf forecast for Banzai at 7AM is: 1.6m 11s primary swell from a South direction and 0.7m 8s secondary swell from a East-northeast direction (forecast issued at 04:00am December 07). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (AEDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (07 Dec)5ft (1.6m)11s
Afternoon (07 Dec)5ft (1.5m)10s
Evening (07 Dec)4.5ft (1.4m)10s

Table - waves today at Banzai. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Wednesday
07
Thursday
08
Friday
09
Saturday
10
Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
Rating
(10 max)
444413123321022353322033445443023342000023211222201100002000
Swell
Height Map
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T new south wales.htsgw.metric.51.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.75.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.99.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.123.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.147.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.171.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
0.9
S
1.2
S
2
S
2.5
SSE
2.4
SSE
2.5
S
3
S
3
S
2.5
S
2.4
S
2.2
S
2.4
S
2.4
S
2.5
S
2.3
S
2.3
S
2.3
S
2.3
S
2.3
SSE
2.2
SSE
2.2
SSE
2.1
SSE
2
SSE
1.9
SSE
1.8
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.7
ENE
1.6
ENE
1.4
ENE
0.9
SSE
1
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.9
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
1.2
SSW
0.7
S
0.8
S
0.9
S
0.8
E
1
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.3
NE
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.3
E
Period(s) (?)101011111010101010999899910101099101111111111111111111111111110101010788988998667784566669
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)627553564577489461394327268205132230548933860110416651537124799882111981320176412701246127012461164106610469368677836925854073482532862702191191207411616112011236588788386477107332415
Wind
(km/h)
10
NNW
10
NW
10
NNW
10
NE
20
NE
10
NW
25
NW
25
NW
20
NNW
15
W
15
WSW
25
S
35
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
S
15
S
15
S
20
S
20
S
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
S
10
S
10
S
10
SSE
15
ESE
20
E
20
ENE
20
NE
15
NNE
15
NNE
10
NNW
15
NE
30
ENE
40
NE
35
NNE
20
NE
15
NNE
5
SW
20
NW
20
NNW
15
NNW
10
SSW
15
SSW
20
W
15
W
20
W
10
W
5
SSE
25
E
20
E
15
ENE
15
NE
5
NW
10
WSW
10
SW
15
ESE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
crossononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
8:17AM
1.61
8:51PM
1.08
8:53AM
1.62
9:31PM
1.06
9:29AM
1.62
10:12PM
1.04
10:06AM
1.59
10:52PM
1.02
10:44AM
1.55
11:35PM
0.99
11:23AM
1.49
12:20AM
0.98
12:03PM
1.43
1:11AM
0.98
Low Tide
/ height (m)
1:44AM
0.31
3:01PM
0.19
2:20AM
0.33
3:40PM
0.17
2:56AM
0.36
4:19PM
0.17
3:32AM
0.39
4:59PM
0.19
4:10AM
0.43
5:39PM
0.23
4:49AM
0.47
6:21PM
0.26
5:31AM
0.52
7:04PM
0.29
6:19AM
0.57

Note: the tide data above is for Long Jetty which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Banzai.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Banzai blow from the W

Wednesday
07
Thursday
08
Friday
09
Saturday
10
Sunday
11
Monday
12
Tuesday
13
Wednesday
14
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C161517232521211918171822161717171615161616161616161616171717171717161622232322222119242828282421181617212020191918161719
Feels °C (?)15141621222017171616161691212131311121211111212131414141413131415141520191818212120222627262115131113181415161718151617
Sunrise--5:37-------5:37-------5:37-------5:37-------5:37-------5:37-------5:37-------5:37-
Sunset-----7:52-------7:53-------7:54-------7:55-------7:55-------7:57-------7:58------

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