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2-3 ft ESE
@ 7 sec
1 kn NNW
15 min ago
Incoming tide
L 7:10 PM (0.4m)
H 1:15 AM (1.2m)
L 7:28 AM (0.2m)
H 2:17 PM (1.4m)
6:09 AM 5:27 PM
22° 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
  • 24/08/2016 6:40 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    Strong SSW winds with a lumpy 2-3ft ESW swell on the sets at the open beaches this morning. The wind is forecast to swing ESE later. Early best at the Southern protected corners before the wind swings onshore and strengthens. There have been a few white pointer shark sightings at the Ballina Shire beaches so check it out before you go. Low tide is at 6.33am and high is at 1.07pm.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.8m
    Wind: SSW 0-10 kts
    Best at: Protected coves and points
    Conditions: Semi-clean

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

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

2 - 3ft ESE
@ 12 sec
6 kn NNW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Wednesday 24 August until midnight
Winds: East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting northwesterly in the late afternoon. Reaching up to 25 knots offshore south of Cape Byron during the morning and again in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell: East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday. Weather: Cloudy. Near 100% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore from late this morning.

Coastal Weather
Rain at times.
13.7°
Now Rain at times.
Mostly sunny.
21°
Thursday Mostly sunny.
Showers increasing.
19°
Friday Showers increasing.
Shower or two.
19°
Saturday Shower or two.

UV Index : 5 (Moderate)

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