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The Cliff ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.5
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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The Cliff Surf Forecast / NSW – Newcastle / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 10 am Thursday 04 Mar 2021 AEDT
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The Cliff surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Cliff sea temperature is 25.3 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 23.7 max: 26.1 min: 21.7 °C)
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The Cliff surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Cliff sea temperature is 25.3 °C (Statistics for 04 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 23.7 max: 26.1 min: 21.7 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for NSW - Newcastle

  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at The Cliff (calm at Merewether 2 km from The Cliff). 1.7m 10 s period swell from S

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1 h 22 min ago

Calm
3 km/h
WNW
Clean
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How big are the waves at The Cliff today?

The current surf forecast for The Cliff at 2PM is: 1.5m 10s primary swell from a South direction and 0.4m 12s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 10:00am March 04). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore and the swell rating is 2.

Time (AEDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (04 Mar)5.5ft (1.7m)10s
Afternoon (04 Mar)5ft (1.5m)10s
Evening (04 Mar)4.5ft (1.3m)10s

Table - waves today at The Cliff. (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
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sun
07
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
44210333300000404033344
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T new south wales.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
1.7
S
1.6
S
1.5
S
1.5
S
1.4
S
1.3
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1.1
S
1.7
S
2.1
S
1.6
S
3
S
2.5
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
3
S
101010101010109996121312151414131313131313
59851043143236131326221720749033577225481623390436223322311329252925297228842733
5
N
5
N
15
E
25
ENE
25
NE
20
NNE
10
NW
10
WNW
15
WSW
30
SSE
30
SSE
25
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
offcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
12:59PM
1.44
1:31AM
1.57
1:59PM
1.29
2:32AM
1.55
3:12PM
1.17
6:54AM
0.34
7:06PM
0.36
7:59AM
0.41
7:59PM
0.46
9:15AM
0.46
9:01PM
0.54

Note: the tide data above is for Newcastle, Australia which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for The Cliff.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at The Cliff blow from the NW

Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
Sun
07
8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
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clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
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partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
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