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Frenchmans Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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Frenchmans Reef Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Sunday 09 May 2021 AEST
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Frenchmans Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Frenchmans Reef sea temperature is 21.0 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 21.5 max: 23.0 min: 20.6 °C)
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Frenchmans Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Frenchmans Reef sea temperature is 21.0 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 21.5 max: 23.0 min: 20.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Frenchmans Reef (calm at Warners Bay 13 km from Frenchmans Reef).

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Clean
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How big are the waves at Frenchmans Reef today?

The current surf forecast for Frenchmans Reef at 4PM is: 1.2m 10s primary swell from a East direction and 0.7m 8s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 09:00am May 09). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy and the swell rating is 3.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 May)4ft (1.2m)10s
Afternoon (09 May)4ft (1.2m)10s
Evening (09 May)3.5ft (1.1m)10s

Table - waves today at Frenchmans Reef. (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
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
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1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.3
E
1.1
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
SSW
1.5
S
1.6
S
1.4
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.3
SSE
0.9
ENE
1.3
SSE
1.3
SSE
0.9
ENE
1.2
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
1.4
S
2.3
SSE
2.5
SSE
2.5
S
2.5
S
2.5
S
1.8
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.3
SSE
1.4
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
1.3
S
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10
WSW
10
SSW
5
SSE
5
ESE
5
NE
5
NNW
10
NNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
15
NW
15
NNW
20
NNW
20
NW
15
NW
15
NW
10
WNW
20
WSW
5
SSW
10
SSE
10
SSE
15
S
30
SSW
15
SW
10
SSW
5
SSW
10
SSW
10
S
15
S
5
SW
5
N
10
NNE
5
NNW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
W
5
WNW
5
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
15
WNW
15
W
15
WSW
25
SSW
25
S
25
SSE
20
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSW
10
SSE
15
SSE
15
SE
15
SE
10
SE
10
SSE
0
SSE
0
NNW
5
SW
10
S
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglassglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscrossglassoffcross-
off
offglasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
glassglassglasscross
6:43AM
1.23
7:11PM
1.39
7:22AM
1.21
7:44PM
1.44
7:59AM
1.18
8:16PM
1.47
8:36AM
1.14
8:49PM
1.48
9:13AM
1.09
9:22PM
1.47
9:51AM
1.05
9:56PM
1.45
10:33AM
1.00
10:32PM
1.42
11:19AM
0.96
12:45PM
0.27
1:25AM
0.32
1:17PM
0.28
2:05AM
0.29
1:48PM
0.29
2:44AM
0.27
2:19PM
0.31
3:22AM
0.27
2:51PM
0.34
4:02AM
0.27
3:24PM
0.39
4:43AM
0.28
3:59PM
0.44
5:27AM
0.29

Note: the tide data above is for Swansea, Australia which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Frenchmans Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Frenchmans Reef blow from the W

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