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2-3 ft SE
@ 9 sec
14 kn SSW
13 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 8:28 AM (1.4m)
L 2:17 PM (-0.1m)
H 8:54 PM (1.8m)
L 3:08 AM (-0.1m)
6:03 AM 5:30 PM
19° Water
Earl Jones

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: Lennox Head Beach to Evans Head

Reporters location:

Coastalwatch surf reporters are the saltiest locals around. Part fish, part shark, part human, they live for the waves and are usually more local than the locals. They’ll be up before dawn waiting for first light to reveal the days surf conditions and can sense a change of wind from a sparrows fart. Each reporter covers a region of coastline which includes many number of surf spots and beaches. Please consider there may be possible variations between this report and your local spot due to differences in orientation to the coast and any local idiosyncrasies that may also effect the swell and weather patterns.


by Earl Jones
  • 30/08/2015 6:31 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    The swell has dropped off just a touch with clean 2-3ft waves on the sets at most beaches and some bigger waves at the South swell magnets this morning. Early best at the open beaches and South swell magnets with a light W wind that is forecast to go onshore from the South later. There have been multiple Great White sightings over the past few weeks that have caused the Ballina Shire and Byron Bay beaches to be closed a lot so check it out before you go. The high tide is at 8.29am this morning and low is at 2.18pm.

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    Morning
    Swell: 0.9m
    Wind: W 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.9m
    Wind: S 10-20 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Wind affected

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2 - 3ft S
@ 13 sec
11 kn SSW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Sunday 30 August until midnight
Winds: Southerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Byron in the morning.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore south of Yamba during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers offshore, near zero chance elsewhere. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Coastal Weather
Partly cloudy.
21°
Today
Sunny.
21°
Monday
Sunny.
21°
Tuesday
Possible late shower.
23°
Wednesday

UV Index 7 (High)
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