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Caves Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.1
Difficulty Level: 2.6
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.8
Crowds: 3.3

Overall: 3.8

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Caves Beach Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Tuesday 20 Apr 2021 AEST
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Caves Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Caves Beach sea temperature is 21.3 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 22.4 max: 24.1 min: 20.5 °C)
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Caves Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Caves Beach sea temperature is 21.3 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 22.4 max: 24.1 min: 20.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Caves Beach (calm at Warners Bay 14 km from Caves Beach).

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Actual: 58 min ago

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Clean
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How big are the waves at Caves Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Caves Beach at 6AM is: 0.3m 16s primary swell from a South-southeast direction and 0.5m 9s secondary swell from a South direction, 0.4m 7s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 03:00am April 20). An open ocean swell of 0.4m 2s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (20 Apr)1ft (0.3m)15s
Afternoon (20 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)9s
Evening (20 Apr)1.5ft (0.4m)9s

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

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
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0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.3
SSE
0.5
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
ESE
0.4
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.3
S
0.7
S
0.8
S
1
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1
S
0.9
S
0.8
S
0.9
S
1.3
SSW
0.8
S
0.6
S
0.5
S
0.7
S
0.9
S
1
S
0.9
S
0.3
SSE
0.6
S
0.5
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.9
S
0.9
S
0.9
S
0.9
S
0.9
S
1.4
S
2.3
S
2.5
S
2.5
S
2.5
SSE
2.5
SSE
3
SSE
2.5
SSE
2.4
SSE
2.2
SSE
2
SSE
1.8
SSE
1.7
SSE
1.6
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.4
SSE
1
SE
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15
NW
15
WNW
15
NW
20
WNW
15
NW
20
NW
15
WNW
15
NW
15
NNW
15
NW
15
WNW
10
WSW
10
SSW
20
SSE
20
S
10
WSW
10
W
10
WNW
10
WNW
15
WNW
15
W
10
S
15
WSW
20
WSW
15
WSW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
NW
0
N
10
ESE
10
ESE
5
S
5
WSW
10
WSW
10
W
5
W
10
E
15
E
10
ENE
0
NE
5
SW
10
SSW
15
SSW
15
S
15
SSE
20
SSE
15
SE
10
SE
5
SE
5
SSE
5
WSW
10
SSW
10
SSE
5
ESE
10
NE
10
NNE
5
NW
5
W
5
W
5
SW
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off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffglassononglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassoncross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononglasscross-
off
crosscross-
on
oncross-
on
crosscross-
off
offcross-
off
glass
1:25AM
1.22
2:46PM
0.89
2:32AM
1.23
3:57PM
0.96
3:40AM
1.27
4:54PM
1.07
4:44AM
1.32
5:41PM
1.19
5:41AM
1.38
6:24PM
1.32
6:33AM
1.42
7:05PM
1.44
7:23AM
1.43
7:47PM
1.53
8:11AM
1.40
8:37AM
0.38
8:04PM
0.59
9:37AM
0.35
9:17PM
0.56
10:31AM
0.30
10:25PM
0.50
11:20AM
0.25
11:25PM
0.41
12:04PM
0.21
12:20AM
0.31
12:47PM
0.19
1:12AM
0.22
1:28PM
0.18
2:03AM
0.16

Note: the tide data above is for Swansea, Australia which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Caves Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Caves Beach blow from the WNW

Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
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clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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