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Rapid Creek - Bar ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.3
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.3

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Rapid Creek - Bar Surf Forecast / NT – Darwin / Australia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 2 pm Tuesday 02 Mar 2021 ACST
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Rapid Creek - Bar surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rapid Creek - Bar sea temperature is 30.0 °C (Statistics for 02 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 29.8 max: 30.9 min: 28.7 °C)
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Rapid Creek - Bar surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Rapid Creek - Bar sea temperature is 30.0 °C (Statistics for 02 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 29.8 max: 30.9 min: 28.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-onshore wind has turned cross-shore at Rapid Creek - Bar (light winds from the WNW at Darwin (civ\mil) 3 km from Rapid Creek - Bar). no significant swell

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Light
13 km/h
WNW
Cross-Shore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Rapid Creek - Bar this week:

The most powerful waves expected at Rapid Creek - Bar in the next 7 days are 1.1m 5s and forecast to arrive on Sunday (Mar 07) at 12PM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.2m 6s period and expected on Monday (Mar 08) at 6AM.

Wave TypeTime (ACST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)--
Best Surf--
Most Powerful12PM (Sun 7th Mar)3.5ft (1.1m) 5s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Rapid Creek - Bar over the next 7 days.

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Tue
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tuesday
09
PMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
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T northern territory.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.30.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.54.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.102.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.150.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
0.2
W
0.2
W
0.2
W
0.2
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.3
W
0.2
W
0.3
W
0.9
W
1
W
0.9
W
1
W
1.1
W
1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.2
W
0.7
W
0.2
W
0.2
W
88101099912912845555613131161010
55871514152413121129039550613393287
20
W
15
W
15
WNW
20
W
15
W
15
WNW
20
W
10
SW
20
W
20
W
15
WNW
25
W
25
W
25
WNW
25
WNW
25
W
25
WNW
15
WSW
15
W
15
WNW
5
S
10
WNW
10
W
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off
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
on
offcrosscross
8:16PM
7.19
8:40AM
6.94
8:48PM
6.93
9:22AM
6.69
9:21PM
6.56
10:10AM
6.30
9:57PM
6.11
11:07AM
5.83
10:41PM
5.61
12:23PM
5.43
11:43PM
5.11
2:43PM
5.36
1:18AM
4.78
4:17PM
5.78
2:34AM
1.05
2:48PM
1.51
3:11AM
1.07
3:28PM
2.04
3:52AM
1.24
4:13PM
2.65
4:39AM
1.52
5:06PM
3.27
5:36AM
1.87
6:14PM
3.79
6:45AM
2.17
7:58PM
4.03
8:16AM
2.29

Note: the tide data above is for Night Cliff, Australia which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Rapid Creek - Bar.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Rapid Creek - Bar blow from the S

Tue
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sunday
07
Monday
08
Tuesday
09
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thunderstorm
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
clear
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
clear
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7:07--7:07--7:07--7:06--7:06--7:05--7:04--7:04-

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 7mm), mostly falling on Thu afternoon. Very warm air temperatures (max 30°C on Thu afternoon, min 26°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 14mm), heaviest on Sun night. Very warm air temperatures (max 31°C on Tue afternoon, min 28°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Rapid Creek - Bar Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Rapid Creek - Bar provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Rapid Creek - Bar can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Rapid Creek - Bar surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Rapid Creek - Bar) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Rapid Creek - Bar may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Rapid Creek - Bar is 7 km (4 miles) from Darwin. If you plan a holiday in Darwin - Northern Territories, look for hotels and other accommodation in Darwin. Darwin has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.