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Short Point Surf Forecast / NSW – Far South / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 4 am Monday 30 Jan 2023 AEDT
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Short Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Short Point sea temperature is 20.4 °C (Statistics for 30 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 20.6 max: 22.2 min: 19.1 °C)
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Short Point surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Short Point sea temperature is 20.4 °C (Statistics for 30 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 20.6 max: 22.2 min: 19.1 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for NSW - Far South

  1. weather stationWind Update Recent cross-shore wind 13 km from Mckenzies Beach has fallen light (light winds from the SSW at MoruyaAirportAws). Waves should be turning clean at Mckenzies Beach.

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1 h 39 min ago

Light
7 km/h
SW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Short Point today?

The current surf forecast for Short Point at 9AM is: 0.8m 7s primary swell from a Northeast direction and 0.6m 8s secondary swell from a East direction, 0.8m 4s secondary swell from a South-southeast direction (forecast issued at 04:00am January 30). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (AEDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (30 Jan)2.5ft (0.8m)7s
Afternoon (30 Jan)3.5ft (1.0m)7s
Evening (30 Jan)2.5ft (0.8m)7s

Table - waves today at Short Point. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
Monday
06
2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM
Rating
(10 max)
100000001101122010121101111003433332332111221133322200101111
Swell
Height Map
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1
NE
1
NE
0.8
NE
0.9
NE
1
NE
0.9
NE
0.9
NE
0.5
E
0.5
E
0.9
E
0.7
E
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
1.5
SSE
1.5
SSE
1.2
SSE
1
S
0.7
E
0.6
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.5
S
0.9
E
0.9
E
0.8
E
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.5
E
0.6
E
1.8
NE
2.4
NNE
1.7
NE
1.6
NE
1.5
NE
1.3
NE
1.3
NE
1.3
NE
1.4
NNE
1
NE
0.9
NE
0.8
NE
0.8
NE
0.9
NE
1.1
NE
1.1
NE
1.1
NE
1.4
NE
1.1
NE
1.1
NE
0.9
NNE
0.9
NE
0.8
NE
0.5
E
0.6
E
0.6
E
0.6
NE
0.6
NE
0.6
NE
0.6
E
0.6
E
Period(s) (?)77777771211111088666578886887771010677888888878888991099998101091010999
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)89895463937967736418198847412613594574247157152139939065634650722075403092972482001912012361109190931121601761644372252031481151005570617473595757
Wind
(km/h)
5
SE
15
SSE
15
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
S
10
SSW
10
SSW
10
SW
10
SSW
10
SSW
15
SSE
15
SE
15
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSW
10
SW
10
SSW
10
SW
10
SSE
15
SSE
20
ESE
15
SSE
5
S
5
SW
5
N
15
N
20
NNE
25
NNE
15
N
10
NW
10
WNW
10
W
15
NW
20
WNW
25
WNW
25
W
20
WNW
20
WNW
10
WNW
10
W
10
W
10
W
5
S
15
E
15
ENE
10
NE
5
NNW
10
W
10
WSW
10
WSW
0
E
20
ENE
15
NE
5
WNW
15
SSW
10
SW
10
SW
5
SW
10
ESE
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
glassglasscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffoffoffcross-
off
offglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
crossglasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
on
High Tide
/ height (m)
4:19AM
1.28
4:55PM
0.91
5:15AM
1.29
6:07PM
0.89
6:07AM
1.32
7:07PM
0.90
6:55AM
1.36
7:54PM
0.93
7:39AM
1.40
8:33PM
0.96
8:19AM
1.44
9:09PM
1.00
8:57AM
1.47
9:44PM
1.03
9:33AM
1.48
Low Tide
/ height (m)
11:09AM
0.43
10:27PM
0.49
12:16PM
0.39
11:22PM
0.52
1:11PM
0.34
12:16AM
0.52
1:56PM
0.29
1:05AM
0.50
2:35PM
0.25
1:49AM
0.46
3:11PM
0.21
2:29AM
0.43
3:46PM
0.19
3:07AM
0.40

Note: the tide data above is for Merimbula which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Short Point.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Short Point blow from the WNW

Monday
30
Tuesday
31
Wednesday
01
Thursday
02
Friday
03
Saturday
04
Sunday
05
Monday
06
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