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TODAY
3-4 ft S
@ 8 sec
4 kn WNW
11 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 2:03 PM (1.6m)
L 8:35 PM (0.6m)
H 2:35 AM (1.3m)
L 8:30 AM (0.6m)
6:17 AM 5:30 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
  • 25/08/2016 6:18 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    S swell 3-4ft @ 8 seconds. WSW winds 11 knots. Messy on the open beaches, swell has come up and the southern corners will offer a clean wave in the 2-3ft range. We should see a mix in swell today with an increase in both north and south swell which could make thing interesting later in the day. Strong SW winds forecast for later.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: WSW 10-20 kts
    Best at: Protected beaches
    Conditions: Semi-clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1.2m
    Wind: SW 20-30 kts
    Best at: Protected beaches
    Conditions: Wind affected

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

2 - 3ft+ SSE
@ 8 sec
13 kn W
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Thursday 25 August until midnight Gale Warning for Thursday for Hunter Coast
Winds: Southwesterly 20 to 30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore early in the morning. Decreasing to 15 to 25 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: 2 to 4 metres, decreasing below 2 metres by early evening. 1st
Swell: East to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. 2nd
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm.

Coastal Weather
Shower or two.
9.2°
Now Shower or two.
Shower or two.
16°
Friday Shower or two.
Morning shower or two.
10° 18°
Saturday Morning shower or two.
Partly cloudy.
19°
Sunday Partly cloudy.

UV Index : 4 (Moderate)

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