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Sawtell-The Island Surf Forecast / NSW – Port Macquarie / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 pm Friday 12 Aug 2022 AEST
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Sawtell-The Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sawtell-The Island sea temperature is 18.9 °C (Statistics for 12 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 20.0 max: 20.8 min: 19.2 °C)
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Sawtell-The Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Sawtell-The Island sea temperature is 18.9 °C (Statistics for 12 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 20.0 max: 20.8 min: 19.2 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-on wind has become light (light winds from the N at Coffs Harbour Airport 10 km from Sawtell-The Island).

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Light
9 km/h
N
Clean
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How big are the waves at Sawtell-The Island today?

The current surf forecast for Sawtell-The Island at 6PM is: 0.9m 9s primary swell from a East-southeast direction and 0.5m 10s secondary swell from a East direction, 0.8m 4s secondary swell from a Northeast direction (forecast issued at 03:00pm August 12). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (12 Aug)--
Afternoon (12 Aug)3.5ft (1.1m)9s
Evening (12 Aug)3ft (0.9m)9s

Table - waves today at Sawtell-The Island. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
Rating
(10 max)
221100010121121001222222122211112211112001112222333333432123
Swell
Height Map
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T new south wales.htsgw.metric.117.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.126.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.1
SE
1
ESE
0.9
SE
0.8
SE
0.7
SE
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.9
NE
0.8
NE
0.7
ESE
1
ENE
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.7
E
0.8
E
0.9
E
0.9
ENE
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.7
E
1.2
S
0.9
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.7
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.9
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1.1
E
1.2
E
1.3
E
1.4
ENE
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
Period(s) (?)99999101067871111117888889999888899999999987889912991010101010111112121111111112
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)1941761239981706858617310482831126890949810511315315715311911611311311694969696101101999673711599996738096109111118175216204204267348464541423426426367373
Wind
(km/h)
10
N
10
NE
5
NNW
10
WNW
15
NNW
20
NNW
15
NNW
5
W
15
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
WNW
15
NW
15
NW
10
NW
15
NNW
15
NNW
5
W
15
WNW
20
WNW
15
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
5
SW
10
ESE
10
ENE
0
SW
10
WSW
10
WNW
10
NW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
WNW
10
S
5
W
15
WSW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SW
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
S
20
S
15
SW
10
SW
10
WSW
5
W
5
S
10
ESE
10
E
5
NNW
10
NW
10
NW
10
NW
5
WNW
5
N
15
NNE
20
NNE
15
NNW
10
NNW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
crosscrosscrossoffcrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrossoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
onglassoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
8:32PM
1.96
9:02AM
1.37
9:17PM
1.92
9:48AM
1.40
10:01PM
1.82
10:34AM
1.41
10:44PM
1.67
11:20AM
1.40
11:27PM
1.50
12:08PM
1.37
12:10AM
1.32
1:01PM
1.34
12:56AM
1.15
2:01PM
1.32
Low Tide
/ height (m)
1:59PM
0.17
3:11AM
0.08
2:49PM
0.17
3:52AM
0.10
3:37PM
0.21
4:32AM
0.15
4:25PM
0.29
5:11AM
0.23
5:15PM
0.39
5:50AM
0.31
6:08PM
0.50
6:28AM
0.39
7:10PM
0.60
7:09AM
0.45
8:27PM
0.66

Note: the tide data above is for Coffs Harbour, Australia which is 8 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Sawtell-The Island.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Sawtell-The Island blow from the WSW

Friday
12
Saturday
13
Sunday
14
Monday
15
Tuesday
16
Wednesday
17
Thursday
18
Friday
19
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C191817151415151415131212121111162019151311101015171615141311111718141211101010141717151312111116171715131212131823221917
Feels °C (?)1717161512131313131098978121516118767131413141210771314111086668111311998915151514111010111620191615
Sunrise------6:22-------6:22-------6:22-------6:20-------6:20-------6:18-------6:18-----
Sunset-5:20-------5:21-------5:21-------5:22-------5:22-------5:22-------5:22-------5:23--

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