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Nambucca Heads Surf Forecast / NSW – Port Macquarie / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Friday 19 Aug 2022 AEST
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Nambucca Heads surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nambucca Heads sea temperature is 18.4 °C (Statistics for 19 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 19.7 max: 20.6 min: 18.3 °C)
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Nambucca Heads surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nambucca Heads sea temperature is 18.4 °C (Statistics for 19 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 19.7 max: 20.6 min: 18.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Nambucca Heads (light winds from the E at Coffs Harbour Airport 22 km from Nambucca Heads).

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22 km away, 1 h 11 min ago

Light
6 km/h
E
20.4
18.4
Air / Water (°C)
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How big are the waves at Nambucca Heads today?

The current surf forecast for Nambucca Heads at 11AM is: 1.6m 12s primary swell from a East direction and 0.8m 14s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 09:00am August 19). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore and the swell rating is 4.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (19 Aug)5ft (1.6m)12s
Afternoon (19 Aug)5ft (1.5m)12s
Evening (19 Aug)6ft (1.8m)12s

Table - waves today at Nambucca Heads. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

Updates in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM
Rating
(10 max)
344332343434443332124333333333333344022000001222121132211211
Swell
Height Map
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T new south wales.htsgw.metric.27.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.51.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.75.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.99.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.123.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.147.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.171.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.174.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.8
E
1.7
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.5
E
1.4
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1.8
S
1.7
S
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
2.2
S
2.5
S
3.5
S
3
S
2.2
SSE
1.9
SSE
1
E
1.5
SSE
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.2
S
1
S
1.1
S
1.4
S
1.6
S
1.6
S
Period(s) (?)12121212121212121212121212121212121212910111111111111111111111112121515141491010109913812121212121210109881099
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)786686686596948964933833738738726638628628617617529529441517527418350350344338338338338338350369316316786726687678724122321431616807554385280251239187184180139339273241116135371413377
Wind
(km/h)
10
W
5
N
15
ENE
10
E
10
WSW
20
WSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
W
0
ESE
10
E
15
NE
5
N
10
WNW
10
WSW
10
SW
15
SW
20
SSW
20
SSE
15
SE
0
ESE
10
WNW
5
WNW
5
NW
10
NW
5
N
15
ENE
20
NNE
15
NNW
10
NNW
10
NW
10
N
15
NNW
15
NNW
20
N
15
NW
30
WSW
25
WSW
20
WSW
25
WSW
30
SW
30
SW
25
SSW
25
S
15
SSW
10
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
10
W
5
SSE
10
ESE
10
E
5
SSW
10
W
10
W
10
WSW
10
SW
15
SW
20
SSE
20
SSE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
crossglasscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crossglasscrosscross-
off
glasscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrossglasscrosscrossglasscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
1:53PM
1.25
1:51AM
0.91
2:58PM
1.24
3:09AM
0.84
4:03PM
1.27
4:27AM
0.84
5:01PM
1.32
5:28AM
0.88
5:49PM
1.39
6:14AM
0.94
6:31PM
1.46
6:54AM
1.01
7:08PM
1.53
7:30AM
1.07
Low Tide
/ height (m)
7:02AM
0.30
8:26PM
0.51
7:54AM
0.37
9:50PM
0.51
8:56AM
0.42
11:02PM
0.46
10:02AM
0.41
11:55PM
0.39
11:00AM
0.38
12:36AM
0.32
11:49AM
0.32
1:12AM
0.25
12:32PM
0.25
1:45AM
0.19
1:11PM
0.20

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Nambucca Heads blow from the N

Friday
19
Saturday
20
Sunday
21
Monday
22
Tuesday
23
Wednesday
24
Thursday
25
Friday
26
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C121820201815131110131515151312121215161515131311111620201715141515202122151091013161617141110991314151414141312131717
Feels °C (?)916161815111097111211131099810111114111199141616141211121117171994436910119776510101112111098101312
Sunrise6:18-------6:16-------6:16-------6:15-------6:13-------6:13-------6:11-------6:11---
Sunset---5:23-------5:24-------5:24-------5:25-------5:27-------5:27-------5:28-------5:28

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