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Forresters ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.2

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Forresters Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Tuesday 11 May 2021 AEST
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Forresters surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Forresters sea temperature is 20.8 °C (Statistics for 11 May 1981-2005 - mean: 21.2 max: 22.9 min: 19.8 °C)
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Forresters surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Forresters sea temperature is 20.8 °C (Statistics for 11 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 Forresters (light winds from the NW at GosfordAws 13 km from Forresters).

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1 h 42 min ago

Light
9 km/h
NW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Forresters today?

The current surf forecast for Forresters at 9AM is: 0.9m 9s primary swell from a East direction and 0.1m 6s secondary swell from a Southwest direction (forecast issued at 03:00am May 11). An open ocean swell of 0.3m 3s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (11 May)3ft (0.9m)9s
Afternoon (11 May)0.5ft (0.1m)16s
Evening (11 May)0.5ft (0.1m)15s

Table - waves today at Forresters. (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
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM
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T new south wales.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.84.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.108.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
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0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.1
S
0.5
S
0.7
S
1.2
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.1
E
0.9
S
1.1
S
1.3
E
1.5
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
0.8
ESE
0.9
ESE
1.3
S
1.8
S
1.8
S
1.5
S
1.1
S
0.8
E
1
S
1
S
1
S
1
S
1.5
S
3.5
S
3.5
S
2.5
S
2.4
S
2.2
S
2
S
1.9
S
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.5
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
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15
NW
15
WNW
10
W
10
N
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
15
W
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
SW
15
SSE
10
SSE
15
S
15
WSW
20
WSW
20
SW
10
W
10
WNW
10
WNW
5
SE
5
WSW
20
W
20
W
20
W
20
W
25
WSW
20
SW
15
SSW
15
SW
15
W
10
W
15
WNW
20
WNW
25
WNW
30
W
30
W
30
WSW
30
WSW
30
WSW
25
SW
20
WSW
20
SW
10
SSW
0
NE
15
N
20
WNW
20
WNW
20
W
20
W
20
W
20
SW
15
SSW
20
SW
20
S
15
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
crossglasscross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross
7:51AM
1.19
8:04PM
1.53
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
1:58AM
0.25
1:39PM
0.28
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

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

Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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