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Forster Beach (Nambucca) ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.0

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Forster Beach (Nambucca) Surf Forecast / NSW – Port Macquarie / Australia

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 3 am Thursday 13 May 2021 AEST
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Forster Beach (Nambucca) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Forster Beach (Nambucca) sea temperature is 22.4 °C (Statistics for 13 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.6 max: 23.9 min: 21.6 °C)
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Forster Beach (Nambucca) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Forster Beach (Nambucca) sea temperature is 22.4 °C (Statistics for 13 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.6 max: 23.9 min: 21.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Forster Beach (Nambucca) (moderate winds from the WSW at SHIP6094 19 km from Forster Beach (Nambucca)).

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19 km away, 2 h 42 min ago

Moderate
22 km/h
WSW
17.3
22.4
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Forster Beach (Nambucca) this week:

The surf forecast for Forster Beach (Nambucca) over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (May 13) at 10AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.2m and 10s period with a secondary swell of 0.7m and 9s. The wind is predicted to be cross-offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Forster Beach (Nambucca) in the next 12 days are 3.0m 10s and forecast to arrive on Sunday (May 16) at 7AM. Winds are predicted to be offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.5m 3s period and expected on Thursday (May 13) at 4PM.

Wave TypeTime (AEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)10AM (Thu 13th May)4ft (1.2m) 10s
Best Surf 7AM (Sun 16th May)10ft (3.0m) 10s
Most Powerful 7AM (Sun 16th May)10ft (3.0m) 10s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Forster Beach (Nambucca) over the next 12 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
323332223543202334212122211111111211
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T new south wales.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.210.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.234.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.258.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.282.cc23
1.2
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
0.9
ENE
1.2
S
1.6
S
2.5
S
2.1
S
1.3
S
0.9
S
0.9
SSE
1.2
S
1.3
S
1.7
S
1.9
SSE
1.1
S
1.4
ESE
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.6
S
0.7
S
0.7
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.7
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
1.1
S
0.9
SSE
0.8
S
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27135534925620318014420135615068152341029916746485582218514217087128116147107636882808674761577699
10
SW
15
SE
10
W
10
WSW
10
NNE
10
W
5
SW
5
NNW
15
SW
10
SW
5
SE
10
W
5
SSW
10
SE
10
WSW
10
SW
10
SE
10
WSW
10
SW
15
SE
5
S
5
SSW
5
E
10
W
5
SW
10
SE
15
SW
20
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSE
10
SW
5
SSE
10
WSW
5
SW
5
E
10
W
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
offcross-
on
offoffcrossoffcross-
off
cross-
on
offcross-
off
crossoffoffcrossoffoffcrossglassglassglasscross-
off
glasscrossoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
on
off
9:10PM
1.53
9:26AM
1.04
9:46PM
1.51
10:05AM
0.98
10:24PM
1.47
10:48AM
0.93
11:07PM
1.43
11:39AM
0.89
11:56PM
1.39
12:42PM
0.88
12:52AM
1.36
1:54PM
0.90
1:53AM
1.36
3:03PM
0.98
2:56AM
1.37
4:04PM
1.11
3:56AM
1.38
4:57PM
1.27
4:54AM
1.39
5:45PM
1.44
5:49AM
1.38
6:32PM
1.60
2:36PM
0.19
3:44AM
0.22
3:08PM
0.23
4:25AM
0.25
3:42PM
0.28
5:10AM
0.29
4:20PM
0.33
6:00AM
0.32
5:06PM
0.39
6:56AM
0.32
6:02PM
0.44
7:56AM
0.30
7:12PM
0.47
8:54AM
0.24
8:30PM
0.46
9:47AM
0.16
9:44PM
0.40
10:35AM
0.08
10:51PM
0.30
11:20AM
0.01
11:52PM
0.19
12:04PM
-0.04
12:49AM
0.09

Note: the tide data above is for Nambucca which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Forster Beach (Nambucca).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Forster Beach (Nambucca) blow from the WSW

Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
rain showers
heavy rain
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
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6:24--6:24--6:26--6:26--6:26--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:30--6:30--6:31--6:31--
-5:02--5:01--5:00--5:00--5:00--5:00--4:59--4:59--4:58--4:58--4:57--4:57-

Short Range Forecast: Some drizzle, heaviest during Thu morning. Warm (max 21°C on Fri morning, min 10°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 18°C on Tue afternoon, min 11°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Some drizzle, heaviest during Wed morning. Very mild (max 19°C on Wed afternoon, min 14°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Sat night. Very mild (max 19°C on Sat morning, min 14°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Forster Beach (Nambucca) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Forster Beach (Nambucca) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Forster Beach (Nambucca) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Forster Beach (Nambucca) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Forster Beach (Nambucca)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Forster Beach (Nambucca) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Forster Beach (Nambucca) is 31 km (19 miles) from the city of Coffs Harbour. If you plan a holiday in Port Macquarie, look for hotels and other accommodation in Coffs Harbour. Coffs Harbour has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.