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Banzai surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 9 pm Monday 20 May 2024 AEST
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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 20.7°C (Statistics for 20 May 1981-2005 - mean: 20.6 °C max: 22.7 °C min: 19.3 °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 20.7°C (Statistics for 20 May 1981-2005 - mean: 20.6 °C max: 22.7 °C min: 19.3 °C)


How big are the waves at Banzai today?

The current surf forecast for Banzai at 4AM is: 2.0m 8s primary swell from a South direction and 1.0m 8s secondary swell from a Southeast direction, 0.3m 9s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 09:00pm May 20). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (21 May)7ft (2.1m)8s
Afternoon (21 May)7ft (2.1m)8s
Evening (21 May)6ft (1.8m)7s

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

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Mon
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tue
28
7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
Rating
(10 max)
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
2.2
S
2.5
S
2.2
S
2
S
2
S
2.1
S
2.1
S
2.1
S
2
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.9
SE
0.7
S
0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.8
SSE
0.5
ESE
0.7
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.6
SE
0.8
SE
0.9
S
1.1
S
0.9
S
0.8
S
1
S
1.3
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.4
SSE
1.3
SSE
1
SE
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1
SE
1
SE
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.7
S
0.7
S
1
SSE
Period(s) (?)8888888877777777778888688797779877779888878888888877711111111111111
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)6248256395154915234964914313483023202782572171791531341081057586395855594250666061808013180611592062071912141691311621791791751471411411371029485828285114114226
Wind
(km/h)
30
SSW
30
SSW
30
SSW
30
SW
30
SW
35
SSW
30
SSW
30
SSW
25
S
20
SSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
15
SW
15
SSW
15
S
10
S
10
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
S
10
SSE
5
S
5
WNW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
SW
15
SSW
15
S
20
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
S
10
S
10
S
15
S
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
5
ESE
5
E
5
ENE
10
NE
5
NE
5
E
0
N
5
WSW
10
WSW
5
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
5
S
10
E
10
NE
10
NNE
10
N
10
W
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
glassoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
glassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassoncross-
on
cross-
on
crossoff
High Tide
/ height (m)
6:19PM
1.42
6:30AM
1.13
6:53PM
1.50
7:13AM
1.12
7:27PM
1.56
7:55AM
1.11
8:03PM
1.60
8:38AM
1.09
8:41PM
1.62
9:22AM
1.07
9:22PM
1.63
10:10AM
1.04
10:06PM
1.61
11:02AM
1.02
10:54PM
1.58
Low Tide
/ height (m)
12:44AM
0.35
12:21PM
0.30
1:25AM
0.28
12:55PM
0.30
2:05AM
0.22
1:31PM
0.32
2:46AM
0.18
2:08PM
0.33
3:29AM
0.16
2:47PM
0.36
4:15AM
0.16
3:30PM
0.39
5:04AM
0.16
4:18PM
0.43
Mon
20
Tuesday
21
Wednesday
22
Thursday
23
Friday
24
Saturday
25
Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tue
28
Sunrise----6:41-------6:43-------6:43-------6:43-------6:45-------6:45-------6:46-------
Sunset-------4:58-------4:58-------4:57-------4:57-------4:55-------4:55-------4:54----
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Rain (mm)
1111----11------------------------121---11232222111------111
Temp. °C171615141415151716161312121316161615131212131616161515131214161617171515161718171717161516161616161615161616171717171716
Feels °C (?)1111109899111111108891313131210910111414151414111012141414141313141515151516161516161716171614161515171616161616

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