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

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Thursday 06 Oct 2022 AEDT
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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 19.9 °C (Statistics for 06 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 20.5 max: 21.5 min: 19.2 °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 19.9 °C (Statistics for 06 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 20.5 max: 21.5 min: 19.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Forster Beach (Nambucca) (calm at CoffsHarbourAirport 29 km from Forster Beach (Nambucca)).

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29 km away, 40 min ago

Calm
4 km/h
NNW
15.6
19.9
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 Friday (Oct 07) at 2AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.1m and 7s period with a secondary swell of 0.8m and 9s. Another secondary swell of 0.4m and 3s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be cross-shore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Forster Beach (Nambucca) in the next 12 days are 2.2m 11s and forecast to arrive on Monday (Oct 10) at 2AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 2.5m 8s period and expected on Sunday (Oct 09) at 11AM.

Wave TypeTime (AEDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 2AM (Fri 7th Oct)3.5ft (1.1m) 7s
Best Surf 2AM (Mon 10th Oct)7ft (2.2m) 11s
Most Powerful 2AM (Mon 10th Oct)7ft (2.2m) 11s

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

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Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tue
18
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
Rating
(10 max)
100000143533443434430034432310321120
Swell
Height Map
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
SE
1
ESE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
1.4
NE
2
NE
1.4
ENE
2
NE
1.6
ENE
2.2
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.7
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
2
E
1.9
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
1.1
E
1
ENE
0.7
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
Period(s) (?)77121177888111111101010101211111212121313131212121111111010101010
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)126114193186158337226530351111659553354666166178693982682877871173572366064349640739629223322425521494122134
Wind
(km/h)
10
N
25
NNE
30
NNE
20
N
15
NNE
30
NNE
20
N
15
NW
15
WSW
10
SW
10
SE
15
ESE
5
SSW
10
S
10
SSE
10
WSW
5
SE
10
ESE
5
W
15
ENE
25
NNE
20
NNE
10
N
15
NW
10
WNW
0
SE
15
ESE
5
WNW
15
NE
25
NE
10
NW
15
SSE
20
SSE
10
WSW
15
S
25
SSE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
crossoffcrosscross-
on
cross-
off
oncross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
off
oncross-
on
cross-
off
crosscrossoffcross-
off
cross
High Tide
/ height (m)
7:05AM
1.19
7:13PM
1.59
7:48AM
1.32
7:57PM
1.58
8:28AM
1.42
8:38PM
1.53
9:06AM
1.51
9:17PM
1.44
9:43AM
1.55
9:54PM
1.33
10:19AM
1.56
10:32PM
1.21
10:56AM
1.53
11:10PM
1.08
11:35AM
1.46
11:51PM
0.97
12:18PM
1.38
12:40AM
0.88
1:10PM
1.30
1:45AM
0.81
2:14PM
1.24
3:13AM
0.80
3:27PM
1.22
Low Tide
/ height (m)
1:04AM
0.07
12:51PM
0.18
1:44AM
0.01
1:42PM
0.11
2:20AM
-0.02
2:29PM
0.07
2:53AM
-0.02
3:14PM
0.07
3:25AM
0.01
3:57PM
0.09
3:56AM
0.06
4:40PM
0.14
4:26AM
0.14
5:25PM
0.22
4:58AM
0.22
6:12PM
0.30
5:32AM
0.32
7:06PM
0.38
6:13AM
0.41
8:13PM
0.44
7:07AM
0.49
9:31PM
0.45
8:24AM
0.54

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

Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tue
18
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Rain (mm)
---3--61-------1------1---------1612
Temp. °C162122182224212124181517171718171718171820192026212122182021191819171618
Low °C151621171623182024111216151518151518141520171725161520141520141619141417
Feels °C (?)171718162020191922131314151515151616171616172026201917171715161615151314
Sunrise-6:18--6:18--6:16--6:15--6:13--6:13--6:11--6:11--6:09--6:07--6:07--6:05-
Sunset--6:52--6:52--6:53--6:53--6:54--6:55--6:55--6:57--6:58--6:58--6:59--7:00

Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 10mm), heaviest on Sat night. Warm (max 24°C on Sat afternoon, min 15°C on Thu night). Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, fresh winds from the NNE by Sat night).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Some drizzle, heaviest during Tue night. Very mild (max 18°C on Sun night, min 11°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Some drizzle, heaviest during Fri morning. Warm (max 26°C on Fri afternoon, min 14°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 11mm), heaviest on Mon night. Warm (max 21°C on Sun afternoon, min 14°C on Sat night). Mainly fresh winds.

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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.