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Yacaaba Head-Boulders ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.5

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Yacaaba Head-Boulders Surf Forecast / NSW – Port Macquarie / Australia

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 9 am Thursday 06 May 2021 AEST
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Yacaaba Head-Boulders surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Yacaaba Head-Boulders sea temperature is 22.2 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.0 max: 23.3 min: 21.3 °C)
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Yacaaba Head-Boulders surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Yacaaba Head-Boulders sea temperature is 22.2 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 22.0 max: 23.3 min: 21.3 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Yacaaba Head-Boulders (light winds from the W at Nelson Bay (head) 33 km from Yacaaba Head-Boulders).

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Light
6 km/h
W
17.9
22.2
Air / Water (°C)
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for Yacaaba Head-Boulders this week:

The surf forecast for Yacaaba Head-Boulders over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (May 06) at 4PM. The primary swell is predicted to be 3.0m and 11s period with a secondary swell of 1.0m and 7s. The wind is predicted to be onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at Yacaaba Head-Boulders in the next 12 days are 3.5m 11s and forecast to arrive on Friday (May 07) at 4AM. Winds are predicted to be onshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.4m 3s period and expected on Saturday (May 08) at 7AM.

Wave TypeTime (AEST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 4PM (Thu 6th May)10ft (3.0m) 11s
Best Surf 1AM (Sat 8th May)7.5ft (2.3m) 11s
Most Powerful 4AM (Fri 7th May)11ft (3.5m) 11s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for Yacaaba Head-Boulders over the next 12 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 (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
AMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNight
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T new south wales.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.204.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.228.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.252.cc23
T new south wales.htsgw.metric.276.cc23
2.2
E
3
E
3.5
ESE
2.4
E
3
ESE
2.3
ESE
2.1
ESE
1.9
ESE
1.3
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.2
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
1
E
0.9
ENE
2.5
S
2.5
S
2.5
S
3
SSE
2.5
S
2.4
SSE
2.4
SSE
2.4
SSE
2.3
SSE
1.7
SE
1.5
SE
1.4
SE
1.3
SE
1.1
SE
0.9
SE
0.7
E
0.6
E
1.2
WSW
1.7
SW
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15
WSW
10
SSE
35
WSW
25
WSW
25
WSW
10
W
15
W
10
SW
10
NNW
0
NW
10
NE
15
NNE
10
NNW
10
NE
15
NW
30
WSW
25
WSW
25
WSW
30
W
25
W
25
W
10
WNW
20
W
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
SSW
15
WNW
10
SW
20
ESE
10
S
20
SE
5
SW
20
WSW
25
WSW
20
SE
15
SSE
crossoncrosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
5:17PM
1.20
5:04AM
1.27
5:57PM
1.29
5:50AM
1.25
6:31PM
1.38
6:32AM
1.23
7:02PM
1.45
7:11AM
1.21
7:33PM
1.51
7:49AM
1.19
8:04PM
1.55
8:26AM
1.16
8:35PM
1.57
9:04AM
1.11
9:08PM
1.56
9:42AM
1.07
9:43PM
1.53
10:23AM
1.02
10:21PM
1.49
11:08AM
0.98
11:02PM
1.45
12:01PM
0.96
11:49PM
1.40
10:51AM
0.26
11:06PM
0.50
11:31AM
0.25
11:57PM
0.43
12:05PM
0.24
12:41AM
0.37
12:37PM
0.24
1:20AM
0.30
1:07PM
0.25
1:58AM
0.25
1:37PM
0.27
2:35AM
0.22
2:08PM
0.30
3:12AM
0.21
2:39PM
0.33
3:51AM
0.22
3:12PM
0.38
4:31AM
0.25
3:46PM
0.43
5:14AM
0.28
4:25PM
0.48
6:02AM
0.30
5:12PM
0.54

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 Yacaaba Head-Boulders blow from the N

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
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rain showers
thunderstorm
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
moderate rain
heavy rain
moderate rain
moderate rain
rain showers
heavy rain
moderate rain
rain showers
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6:24--6:26--6:26--6:28--6:28--6:28--6:30--6:30--6:31--6:31--6:33--6:33--
-5:07--5:06--5:06--5:05--5:04--5:02--5:01--5:01--5:00--5:00--5:00--4:59-

Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 17mm), heaviest on Thu night. Warm (max 23°C on Sat morning, min 17°C on Fri night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the WSW on Thu night, calm by Sat afternoon).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 23°C on Mon morning, min 9°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun morning, fresh winds from the WSW by Tue morning).

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Light rain (total 2mm), mostly falling on Fri night. Very mild (max 18°C on Thu morning, min 9°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the W on Wed morning, light winds from the WNW by Fri night).

Long Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 72mm), heaviest during Mon morning. Very mild (max 18°C on Sun morning, min 13°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Yacaaba Head-Boulders Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Yacaaba Head-Boulders provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at Yacaaba Head-Boulders can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Yacaaba Head-Boulders 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 (Yacaaba Head-Boulders) 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 Yacaaba Head-Boulders 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.

Yacaaba Head-Boulders is 38 km (24 miles) from Forster. If you plan a holiday in Port Macquarie, look for hotels and other accommodation in Forster. Forster has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.