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TODAY
2 ft ENE
@ 6 sec
15 kn S
9 min ago
Incoming tide
L 5:08 AM (0.0m)
H 11:16 AM (1.4m)
L 5:05 PM (0.1m)
H 11:33 PM (1.6m)
6:28 AM 5:16 PM
19° Water
Earl Jones

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: Lennox Head Beach to Evans Head

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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
  • 3/08/2015 6:26 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Poor

    2ft ENE swell at the best and bumpy with a light NNW wind early. It's not looking good early with the wind coming from the North and strengthening later in the morning. Good news is a SSE change is due this afternoon. My advice is don't bother surfing today with lots of reasons to stay dry including multiple Great White sightings that have caused the Ballina Shire beaches to be closed. If you must then try the Northern corners early for the cleanest waves. High tide is at 10.24am this morning and the low is at 4.10pm this afternoon.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.6m
    Wind: NNW 0-10 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Semi-clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.8m
    Wind: SSE 10-20 kts
    Best at: Protected coves and points
    Conditions: Clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

2 - 3ft+ S
@ 10 sec
11 kn W
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Monday 3 August until midnight
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southeasterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: South to southeasterly below 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny. 30% chance of a shower north of Cape Byron later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening.

Coastal Weather
Possible shower.
19°
Today
Sunny.
18°
Wednesday
Mostly sunny.
18°
Thursday
Possible shower.
18°
Friday

UV Index 12 (Extreme)
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