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TODAY
2-3 ft E
@ 9 sec
3 kn NW
12 min ago
Incoming tide
L 8:32 PM (0.5m)
H 2:32 AM (1.3m)
L 8:31 AM (0.5m)
H 3:06 PM (1.6m)
6:12 AM 5:28 PM
20° Water
Peter Hudson

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Surf Report Info

Region: South West Rocks to Forster - Tuncurry

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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 Peter Hudson
  • 25/08/2016 6:54 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    Small and groom east swell this morning on all beaches, with the occasional bigger 4' set. Wind is light and offshore, so it is an ideal morning to get out there. The wind wind increase from the SW later in the day, becoming gale force, so the protected southern corners will be go this afternoon for waves. For surf lessons and board hire contact Port Macquarie Surf School on 6584 7733

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1.2m
    Wind: W 0-10 kts
    Best at: Exposed areas
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1.2m
    Wind: SW 20-30 kts
    Best at: North-facing beaches
    Conditions: Clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

2 - 3ft+ S
@ 9 sec
8 kn W
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Thursday 25 August until midnight Gale Warning for Thursday for Macquarie Coast
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore during the morning. Decreasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres later in the evening. 1st
Swell: Southerly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore by early evening. 2nd
Swell: Northeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Forecast for Friday 26 August
Winds: Southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres around midday. 1st
Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. 2nd
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Coastal Weather
Possible shower.
6.4°
Now Possible shower.
Partly cloudy.
18°
Friday Partly cloudy.
Shower or two.
18°
Saturday Shower or two.
Partly cloudy.
20°
Sunday Partly cloudy.

UV Index : 4 (Moderate)

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