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Sawtell ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.5
Accommodation: 5.0

Overall: 4.2

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Sawtell Surf Forecast / NSW – Port Macquarie / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 9 pm Tuesday 20 Apr 2021 AEST
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Sawtell surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sawtell sea temperature is 23.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 23.8 max: 24.8 min: 23.1 °C)
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Sawtell surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sawtell sea temperature is 23.5 °C (Statistics for 20 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 23.8 max: 24.8 min: 23.1 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Previously calm conditions have become cross-shore at Sawtell (light winds from the NNW at Coffs Harbour 11 km from Sawtell).

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Actual: 43 min ago

Light
11 km/h
NNW
Cross-Shore
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How big are the waves at Sawtell today?

The current surf forecast for Sawtell at 12AM is: 0.6m 7s primary swell from a East-southeast direction and 0.3m 9s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 09:00pm April 20). An open ocean swell of 0.2m 2s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be offshore.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (21 Apr)--
Afternoon (21 Apr)--
Evening (21 Apr)2ft (0.6m)7s

Table - waves today at Sawtell. (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
Tue
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wed
28
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0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.5
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.9
SSE
0.4
SE
1.4
S
1.1
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
S
0.6
S
0.6
S
0.7
S
1.3
SSW
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.6
S
0.5
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
1.2
S
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.6
S
1
SSE
0.6
S
0.5
S
0.5
S
0.6
SSE
1.3
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.4
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.8
SSE
1
SSE
0.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
0.2
E
1.3
SSE
1.3
SSE
1.2
SSE
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5
NNW
10
WNW
10
W
5
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
5
SSE
15
SSW
20
SSE
10
SW
10
WSW
5
W
5
WNW
10
N
5
NNW
5
N
10
SW
15
SW
10
WSW
10
WSW
5
W
0
S
10
ESE
10
SE
5
SW
10
W
10
W
5
W
5
WSW
5
SSE
10
SE
10
SE
5
S
10
WSW
10
SW
10
SW
10
SW
10
S
15
SSE
15
SSE
15
S
15
SW
15
SW
15
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
S
15
SSE
15
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
SSW
15
S
15
SSW
20
S
20
SSE
20
S
20
SW
15
SW
20
SSW
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
on
crossglassoffoffoffoffoffglasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffglasscross-
on
crosscross-
off
offoffoffoffcross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
2:36AM
1.30
3:38PM
0.91
3:41AM
1.36
4:39PM
1.03
4:39AM
1.43
5:29PM
1.17
5:31AM
1.50
6:15PM
1.33
6:20AM
1.54
6:58PM
1.49
7:07AM
1.54
7:42PM
1.63
7:55AM
1.49
8:25PM
1.73
7:42PM
0.48
9:41AM
0.33
9:03PM
0.46
10:35AM
0.23
10:14PM
0.38
11:21AM
0.12
11:14PM
0.27
12:03PM
0.02
12:10AM
0.16
12:43PM
-0.06
1:02AM
0.06
1:22PM
-0.11
1:54AM
-0.01
2:02PM
-0.11
2:46AM
-0.04

Note: the tide data above is for Coffs Harbour-North Wall which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Sawtell.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Sawtell blow from the WSW

Tue
20
Wednesday
21
Thursday
22
Friday
23
Saturday
24
Sunday
25
Monday
26
Tuesday
27
Wed
28
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
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partially cloudy
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