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Headlands 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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Headlands Surf Forecast / NSW – Illawarra / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Saturday 27 Feb 2021 AEDT
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Headlands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Headlands sea temperature is 23.3 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 22.8 max: 24.5 min: 21.3 °C)
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Headlands surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Headlands sea temperature is 23.3 °C (Statistics for 27 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 22.8 max: 24.5 min: 21.3 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for NSW - Illawarra

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Headlands (calm at Sydney 25 km from Headlands). 0.9m 7 s period swell from S with an additional 0.8m 8 s period swell from ENE

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25 km away, 1 h 14 min ago

Calm
0 km/h
N
21.0
23.3
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Headlands today?

The current surf forecast for Headlands at 1PM is: 0.8m 9s primary swell from a East-northeast direction and 0.8m 6s secondary swell from a South direction, 0.3m 2s secondary swell from a Northeast direction (forecast issued at 10:00am February 27). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (AEDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (27 Feb)2.5ft (0.8m)8s
Afternoon (27 Feb)3.5ft (1.1m)9s
Evening (27 Feb)3.5ft (1.1m)5s

Table - waves today at Headlands. (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
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tue
02
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
11000011110011111010001
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.36.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
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
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S
0.8
ENE
0.9
ENE
1.6
NE
1.4
NE
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.9
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.1
NE
0.6
E
2
S
78955999999999999995596
979413111311456575757567678818181817979143716157324
0
NE
10
NNE
20
NE
25
NE
20
NNE
10
NNW
10
SSW
5
S
5
SSW
5
SE
10
SE
15
SSE
15
SSE
10
S
10
SSW
5
WSW
5
NW
10
N
15
NNE
15
NE
10
NNE
40
SSW
35
S
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glassglasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
9:04AM
1.66
9:43PM
1.29
9:47AM
1.67
10:25PM
1.35
10:31AM
1.63
11:07PM
1.40
3:40PM
0.01
3:28AM
0.18
4:18PM
-0.01
4:15AM
0.16
4:57PM
0.00

Note: the tide data above is for Bulli which is 9 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Headlands.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Headlands blow from the WSW

Saturday
27
Sunday
28
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