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Crackneck ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.7

Overall: 3.9

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Crackneck Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Wednesday 12 May 2021 AEST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Crackneck surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Crackneck sea temperature is 20.5 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 21.2 max: 22.9 min: 19.8 °C)
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Crackneck surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Crackneck sea temperature is 20.5 °C (Statistics for 12 May 1981-2005 - mean: 21.2 max: 22.9 min: 19.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Crackneck (calm at GosfordAws 14 km from Crackneck).

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1 h 31 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
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Clean
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How big are the waves at Crackneck today?

The current surf forecast for Crackneck at 9AM is: 1.0m 10s primary swell from a East-northeast direction and 0.3m 3s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 03:00am May 12). An open ocean swell of 1.4m 9s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (12 May)3.5ft (1.0m)10s
Afternoon (12 May)3.5ft (1.0m)11s
Evening (12 May)3.5ft (1.0m)10s

Table - waves today at Crackneck. (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
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
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0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.1
ENE
1
ENE
1.3
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
0.9
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.3
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ENE
1.8
SSE
0.3
ENE
0.8
E
1.5
SE
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.6
ENE
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15
SW
10
SW
10
SW
10
SSW
15
S
20
S
20
S
15
SSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
WSW
10
W
5
WNW
5
E
10
WNW
25
W
20
W
20
WNW
20
W
20
WSW
20
SW
15
SW
20
WSW
20
W
15
WNW
20
WNW
20
WNW
25
W
15
SW
30
SW
25
SW
20
WSW
20
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
10
WSW
5
SSE
10
E
10
N
10
NW
15
W
15
W
10
W
10
WSW
10
SW
15
S
20
S
25
S
25
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSE
15
SW
10
S
10
SSE
5
SE
5
E
0
NE
5
WSW
10
SW
5
SW
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
on
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
8:29AM
1.16
8:36PM
1.55
9:07AM
1.12
9:10PM
1.54
9:46AM
1.07
9:45PM
1.51
10:27AM
1.02
10:23PM
1.47
11:12AM
0.98
11:05PM
1.43
12:06PM
0.96
11:53PM
1.39
1:08PM
0.97
12:49AM
1.35
2:35AM
0.22
2:10PM
0.32
3:13AM
0.21
2:42PM
0.35
3:52AM
0.22
3:15PM
0.40
4:33AM
0.25
3:50PM
0.45
5:17AM
0.29
4:30PM
0.50
6:05AM
0.31
5:17PM
0.54
6:58AM
0.32
6:17PM
0.58
7:55AM
0.29

Note: the tide data above is for Long Jetty which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Crackneck.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Crackneck blow from the WNW

Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
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cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
clear
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