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TODAY
1 ft S
@ 10 sec
6 kn N
8 min ago
Incoming tide
L 5:03 PM (0.3m)
H 11:14 PM (1.6m)
L 5:25 AM (0.3m)
H 11:46 AM (1.7m)
6:04 AM 5:32 PM
18° Water
Peter Hudson

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Surf Report Info

Region: South West Rocks to Forster - Tuncurry

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 Peter Hudson
  • 2/09/2015 6:45 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    Excellent conditions on most beaches with a light offshore wind. Swell is south and the open beaches are attracting some decent waves. Southern headlands are missing most of the wave action. Main breaks around town are pretty small. Wind will swing NE and strengthen in the afternoon leaving the northern corners with the cleanest conditions. For beginner, intermediate and advanced surf courses and board hire contact Port Macquarie Surf School on 6584 7733

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.3m
    Wind: W 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.3m
    Wind: NE 10-20 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Semi-clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1 - 3ft S
@ 11 sec
14 kn NNE
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

A complex low pressure system lies over the southern Tasman Sea with a weak high over the Coral Sea. The low is expected to move further southeast today whilst another low and an associated trough move into New South Wales with winds tending northwesterly ahead of it. The trough should then bring a southerly change to the coast during Thursday.
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening.
Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm inshore later tonight.

Coastal Weather
Partly cloudy.
°
Today
Rain easing.
23°
Thursday
Shower or two.
20°
Friday
Partly cloudy.
21°
Saturday

UV Index 5 (Moderate)
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