Shoal Bay Surf Cam & Surf Report

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TODAY
3 ft SE
@ 8 sec
4 kn SSW
10 min ago
Incoming tide
L 9:37 AM (0.6m)
H 4:18 PM (1.7m)
L 11:07 PM (0.5m)
H 5:06 AM (1.3m)
6:15 AM 5:31 PM
16° Water
Daniel  Mason

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: Shoal Bay to Swansea

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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 Daniel Mason
  • 27/08/2016 5:59 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    SE swell 3ft @ 8 seconds. SSW winds 11 knots. Windy messy surf not looking good around the open beaches, southern corners will be your only option. We should see the winds drop later in the afternoon so it may be worth a late one.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: SSW 10-20 kts
    Best at: Protected beaches
    Conditions: Wind affected

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: SE 0-10 kts
    Best at: Protected beaches
    Conditions: Wind affected

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

2ft S
@ 8 sec
4 kn NW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Saturday 27 August until midnight
Winds: Southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Port Stephens during the morning. Becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres. Weather: Partly cloudy. 60% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning.

Coastal Weather
Morning shower or two.
16.3°
Now Morning shower or two.
Sunny.
19°
Sunday Sunny.
Mostly sunny.
20°
Monday Mostly sunny.
Partly cloudy.
11° 22°
Tuesday Partly cloudy.

UV Index : 4 (Moderate)

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