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

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 8 am Friday 26 Feb 2021 ACST
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Today's Rapid Creek - Reef sea temperature is 29.7 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 29.8 max: 30.8 min: 28.7 °C)
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Today's Rapid Creek - Reef sea temperature is 29.7 °C (Statistics for 26 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 29.8 max: 30.8 min: 28.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Recent clean conditions at Rapid Creek - Reef have likely become affected by the arrival of onshore winds (light winds from the NW at Darwin (civ\mil) 3 km from Rapid Creek - Reef). no significant swell

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Light
13 km/h
NW
Onshore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Rapid Creek - Reef this week:

The most powerful waves expected at Rapid Creek - Reef in the next 7 days are 0.4m 10s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Mar 04) at 6AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-shore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.7m 5s period and expected on Thursday (Mar 04) at 3PM.

Wave TypeTime (ACST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+)--
Best Surf--
Most Powerful 6AM (Thu 4th Mar)1.5ft (0.4m) 10s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Rapid Creek - Reef 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
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Fri
05
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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T northern territory.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T northern territory.htsgw.metric.174.cc23
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.2
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.1
W
0.3
W
0.3
WSW
0.5
W
0.5
W
0.6
W
0.5
W
0.2
W
0.3
W
0.6
WSW
0.4
W
0.4
W
0.3
W
0.7
WSW
0.6
WSW
6675667773344441210101010945
11121111112681310111703331152118
15
ESE
5
NNW
5
ENE
5
ESE
0
NW
10
WSW
10
WSW
15
W
10
W
15
W
20
W
20
WNW
20
W
20
W
20
W
15
W
20
WSW
20
WSW
15
SW
20
WSW
15
WSW
15
WSW
20
WSW
cross-
off
glassglassglassglasscrosscrosscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscrosscross
6:16PM
6.94
6:09AM
6.21
6:45PM
7.21
6:45AM
6.61
7:15PM
7.34
7:22AM
6.89
7:46PM
7.33
8:00AM
7.01
8:16PM
7.19
8:40AM
6.94
8:48PM
6.93
9:22AM
6.69
9:21PM
6.56
10:10AM
6.30
11:43AM
1.39
12:28AM
2.20
12:20PM
1.07
12:57AM
1.77
12:57PM
0.90
1:27AM
1.42
1:33PM
0.92
1:59AM
1.17
2:10PM
1.13
2:34AM
1.05
2:48PM
1.51
3:11AM
1.07
3:28PM
2.04
3:52AM
1.24

Note: the tide data above is for Night Cliff, Australia which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Rapid Creek - Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Rapid Creek - Reef blow from the SSE

Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Fri
05
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
thunderstorm
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2929282930293030293030292929282930293131293131
6:48--6:48--6:48--6:48--6:48--6:48--6:48--6:48-
-7:09--7:08--7:08--7:07--7:07--7:07--7:07--7:06

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

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

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Information about the Rapid Creek - Reef Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Rapid Creek - Reef 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 - Reef can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Rapid Creek - Reef 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 - Reef) 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 - Reef 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 - Reef 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.