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Lakes Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.2
Difficulty Level: 3.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.7

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Lakes Beach Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Monday 18 Oct 2021 AEDT
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Lakes Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Lakes Beach sea temperature is 17.2 °C (Statistics for 18 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 19.1 max: 20.3 min: 17.8 °C)
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Lakes Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Lakes Beach sea temperature is 17.2 °C (Statistics for 18 Oct 1981-2005 - mean: 19.1 max: 20.3 min: 17.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Wind reports 1 km away suggest it is still onshore at Lakes Beach (moderate winds from the ENE at Norah Head Automatic Weather Station).

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Actual: 46 min ago

Moderate
20 km/h
ENE
Onshore
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How big are the waves at Lakes Beach today?

The current surf forecast for Lakes Beach at 3PM is: 1.4m 10s primary swell from a South direction and 0.1m 11s secondary swell from a East direction, 0.6m 7s secondary swell from a East-northeast direction (forecast issued at 10:00am October 18). The wind direction is predicted to be onshore.

Time (AEDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 Oct)5.5ft (1.7m)11s
Afternoon (18 Oct)4.5ft (1.4m)10s
Evening (18 Oct)3.5ft (1.1m)10s

Table - waves today at Lakes Beach. (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
Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
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1.7
S
1.6
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.1
S
1
S
1
S
0.9
S
0.8
S
0.8
S
1.2
S
0.2
S
2.2
S
2.5
S
2
S
1.7
S
1.7
S
1.9
SSW
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.8
S
1.8
S
2
S
2
S
1.8
S
1.5
S
1.4
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.5
ESE
1.8
SE
1.8
SE
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.3
E
0.9
ESE
0.9
E
0.8
E
1.5
ENE
1.4
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.3
ENE
1.5
ENE
1.2
ENE
1.1
ENE
1.1
E
1.6
S
1.6
SSE
1.6
S
1.6
S
1.2
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.3
S
1.6
S
1.8
S
2.2
S
2.5
S
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10
WNW
10
NE
20
ENE
25
ENE
30
NE
5
WNW
10
W
10
W
10
WSW
30
S
30
S
30
S
40
S
25
SSW
20
WSW
20
WSW
25
WSW
25
WSW
35
SSW
30
S
30
S
20
S
25
SSW
25
SW
15
SSW
5
S
15
SE
15
SSE
10
SSE
5
NNW
10
NW
5
W
5
NNW
10
NE
20
ENE
25
NE
25
NE
15
NNE
10
N
5
N
10
NNW
15
NE
25
ENE
15
N
5
SSW
25
SSW
40
S
30
S
25
S
25
S
25
S
25
SSE
25
SSE
25
S
25
S
20
SSW
25
SSW
25
SSW
30
S
30
S
cross-
off
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrossglasscross-
off
cross-
off
glassonononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrossononcrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
7:41AM
1.33
7:44PM
1.41
8:15AM
1.41
8:23PM
1.38
8:46AM
1.47
9:00PM
1.33
9:17AM
1.51
9:36PM
1.27
9:48AM
1.53
10:12PM
1.20
10:20AM
1.52
10:50PM
1.13
10:54AM
1.48
11:29PM
1.05
11:31AM
1.43
1:39PM
0.31
2:00AM
0.17
2:21PM
0.25
2:31AM
0.18
3:00PM
0.22
3:00AM
0.21
3:38PM
0.20
3:28AM
0.25
4:15PM
0.20
3:58AM
0.31
4:54PM
0.23
4:28AM
0.37
5:35PM
0.28
5:00AM
0.44

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

Monday
18
Tuesday
19
Wednesday
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
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