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Windang Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 1.7

Overall: 2.7

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Windang Island Surf Forecast / NSW – Illawarra / Australia

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Thursday 13 Aug 2020 AEST
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Windang Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Windang Island sea temperature is 16.6 °C (Statistics for 13 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 17.3 max: 19.3 min: 15.8 °C)
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Windang Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Windang Island sea temperature is 16.6 °C (Statistics for 13 Aug 1981-2005 - mean: 17.3 max: 19.3 min: 15.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still offshore at Windang Island (light winds from the WSW at Wollongong Airport 10 km from Windang Island). no significant swell

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13 km/h
WSW
Offshore
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Windang Island this week:

The surf forecast for Windang Island over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Aug 13) at 1PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.8m and 8s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 10s. The wind is predicted to be glassy as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Windang Island in the next 7 days are 1.4m 11s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Aug 19) at 1AM. Winds are predicted to be cross-offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.7m 6s period and expected on Wednesday (Aug 19) at 7PM.

Wave TypeTime (AEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 1PM (Thu 13th Aug)2.5ft (0.8m) 8s
Best Surf10PM (Sat 15th Aug)5.5ft (1.7m) 7s
Most Powerful 1AM (Wed 19th Aug)4.5ft (1.4m) 11s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Windang Island over the next 7 days.

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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(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thu
20
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
11100001332322122331211
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
0.8
E
0.7
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.4
S
0.5
S
1.4
S
1.6
SSE
1.2
S
1.2
S
1.1
S
1
S
0.7
S
0.9
E
1.1
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
1
E
0.8
E
0.6
E
0.5
E
8898999988898881010111010101010
9271543727252645239318195215173133631542304513612061287551
10
WNW
5
NNW
5
W
5
N
10
N
5
NW
15
WSW
15
SSW
15
W
15
W
5
W
10
WNW
10
W
5
W
20
W
10
NNW
15
NNE
15
NW
15
NW
40
WNW
25
W
25
W
25
W
offglassglasscrosscrossglassoffcross-
off
offoffoffoffoffglassoffcross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoff
3:30PM
1.26
4:00AM
0.92
4:25PM
1.33
5:05AM
0.95
5:17PM
1.42
6:01AM
1.01
6:06PM
1.51
6:51AM
1.08
6:52PM
1.61
7:37AM
1.15
7:38PM
1.68
8:22AM
1.22
8:23PM
1.71
9:06AM
1.28
10:18PM
0.47
9:38AM
0.47
11:17PM
0.38
10:37AM
0.44
12:08AM
0.28
11:31AM
0.39
12:54AM
0.18
12:22PM
0.33
1:38AM
0.08
1:11PM
0.27
2:20AM
0.01
2:00PM
0.22
3:02AM
-0.03

Note: the tide data above is for Cowries which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Windang Island.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Windang Island blow from the W

Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thu
20
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
thunderstorm
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clearclearclearsome cloudssome cloudslight rainsome cloudsrisk thund- derclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsrain shwrsclearclearclearclearclearclear
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1920151819151716121717121616121717141514131313
1716141716131514121513111513101515111513111313
1920151819151715111717111616101717131411111111
6:37--6:35--6:35--6:33--6:33--6:31--6:30--6:28-
-5:24--5:24--5:25--5:27--5:27--5:28--5:29--5:30

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 6mm), mostly falling on Sat afternoon. Warm air temperatures (max 20°C on Thu afternoon, min 11°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Tue afternoon. Cool air temperatures (max 17°C on Tue morning, min 10°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon morning, strong winds from the WNW by Wed afternoon).

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Information about the Windang Island Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Windang Island provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Windang Island can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Windang Island surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Windang Island) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Windang Island may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Windang Island is 7 km (4 miles) from the city of Port Kembla. If you plan a holiday in Illawarra, look for hotels and other accommodation in Port Kembla. Port Kembla has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.