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Snapper Rocks Surf Forecast / QLD – Gold Coast / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Tuesday 18 Jan 2022 AEST
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Snapper Rocks surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Snapper Rocks sea temperature is 26.4 °C (Statistics for 18 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 25.9 max: 26.7 min: 24.8 °C)
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Snapper Rocks surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Snapper Rocks sea temperature is 26.4 °C (Statistics for 18 Jan 1981-2005 - mean: 25.9 max: 26.7 min: 24.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-shore wind has turned cross-on at Snapper Rocks (light winds from the NNE at Coolangatta Airport 5 km from Snapper Rocks).

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Actual: 47 min ago

Moderate
19 km/h
NNE
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Snapper Rocks today?

The current surf forecast for Snapper Rocks at 5PM is: 1.7m 13s primary swell from a East-southeast direction and 0.2m 8s secondary swell from a North-northeast direction, 0.4m 4s secondary swell from a Northeast direction (forecast issued at 09:00am January 18). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore and the swell rating is 3.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (18 Jan)5.5ft (1.7m)12s
Afternoon (18 Jan)5.5ft (1.7m)13s
Evening (18 Jan)5.5ft (1.7m)13s

Table - waves today at Snapper Rocks. (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
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
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E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.7
E
1.7
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.5
ESE
1.3
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.1
ESE
2.2
S
3
SSE
3.5
SSE
3.5
SSE
4
SSE
4
SSE
4
SE
4
SE
3.5
SE
3
SE
3
SE
3
SE
3
SE
3
SE
3
SE
2.5
SE
2.5
SE
2.5
SE
2.3
SE
2.2
ESE
2.2
SE
1.8
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.3
S
1.4
ESE
1.3
E
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
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NNE
10
NE
15
NE
15
NE
10
ENE
10
ENE
5
NE
5
ENE
10
ENE
10
E
10
ESE
15
SE
15
S
15
SSE
20
SSE
25
S
25
S
25
SE
30
SSE
35
SSE
35
SSE
35
SSE
35
SSE
30
SSE
30
SE
35
SE
30
SE
30
SSE
30
SSE
25
SE
25
SE
20
SE
20
SE
25
SE
20
SE
20
SSE
20
S
15
SSE
20
S
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
S
25
SSE
20
S
15
S
15
S
15
S
15
SSW
20
SSW
25
S
25
S
25
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
S
15
S
15
S
15
SSE
20
SE
25
SE
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
off
cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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cross-
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8:28AM
1.87
8:40PM
1.24
9:02AM
1.87
9:17PM
1.25
9:35AM
1.85
9:54PM
1.26
10:09AM
1.80
10:33PM
1.28
10:46AM
1.74
11:16PM
1.30
11:26AM
1.65
12:07AM
1.32
12:14PM
1.54
1:07AM
1.36
1:11PM
1.42
3:06PM
0.45
2:18AM
0.40
3:40PM
0.43
2:54AM
0.41
4:13PM
0.42
3:31AM
0.43
4:47PM
0.42
4:11AM
0.46
5:23PM
0.41
4:58AM
0.50
6:03PM
0.41
5:54AM
0.55
6:49PM
0.41
7:03AM
0.59

Note: the tide data above is calculated at the surf break location.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Snapper Rocks blow from the SE

Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sunday
23
Monday
24
Tuesday
25
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