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JD Reef Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Thursday 04 Mar 2021 AEDT
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JD Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's JD Reef sea temperature is 25.1 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 23.5 max: 25.8 min: 21.5 °C)
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JD Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's JD Reef sea temperature is 25.1 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 23.5 max: 25.8 min: 21.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Onshore wind has changed to cross-on at JD Reef (light winds from the NE at Norah Head Aws 1 km from JD Reef). no significant swell

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Moderate
19 km/h
NE
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at JD Reef today?

The current surf forecast for JD Reef at 3PM is: 1.5m 10s primary swell from a South direction and 0.3m 12s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 10:00am March 04). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (AEDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (04 Mar)5ft (1.6m)10s
Afternoon (04 Mar)5ft (1.5m)10s
Evening (04 Mar)4.5ft (1.3m)10s

Table - waves today at JD 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
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sun
07
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
43100123211334544554556
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.5
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.2
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.2
S
1.6
S
1
S
2.1
S
2.4
S
2.4
S
2.3
S
2.4
S
3
SSE
3
SSE
3
SSE
3
SSE
2.5
SSE
2.5
SSE
3
SSE
10101010109999911121211121213131212131215
509441423383315256212207241441257129215351509143815622889259323462346229319934328
5
W
5
N
15
ENE
25
NE
30
NE
20
N
10
WNW
15
WSW
25
SW
25
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
S
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
ononcrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
12:56PM
1.28
1:32AM
1.46
2:00PM
1.13
2:35AM
1.43
3:18PM
1.02
6:55AM
0.26
7:02PM
0.24
8:03AM
0.32
7:55PM
0.35
9:22AM
0.35
9:00PM
0.44

Note: the tide data above is for Gorokan which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for JD Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at JD Reef blow from the SSW

Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sun
07
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
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partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
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