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TODAY
4 ft SE
@ 8 sec
3 kn NW
11 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 9:32 AM (1.7m)
L 3:23 PM (0.4m)
6:16 AM 5:25 PM
20° 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
  • 20/04/2015 6:27 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    SE swell 4ft @ 7 seconds. S winds 11 knots. Horrible looking conditions at the moment windy messy surf, swell has not kicked in yet but will increase through out the day which may open up a few of the southern corners on. Winds will become strong towards the afternoon and reach up to and over 35 knots. Not a great day for waves.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1.2m
    Wind: S 10-20 kts
    Best at: Protected coves and points
    Conditions: Stormy

    Afternoon
    Swell: 2m
    Wind: SE 30+ kts
    Best at: Protected coves and points
    Conditions: Stormy

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

5 - 6ft+ SSE
@ 11 sec
32 kn S
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Monday 20 April until midnight Gale Warning for Monday for Hunter Coast
Winds: Southerly 15 to 25 knots, tending southeasterly 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon then further increasing to 30 to 40 knots in the evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, increasing to 3 to 4 metres in the evening.
Swell: Southerly 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, increasing to 1 to 2 metres south of Port Stephens during the afternoon. Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Coastal Weather
Rain. Becoming windy.
° 17°
Today
Rain. Possible heavy falls.
17° 17°
Tuesday
Shower or two. Wind easing.
14° 19°
Wednesday
Possible shower.
16° 22°
Thursday
Possible shower.
16° 24°
Friday
Shower or two.
16° 21°
Saturday
Mostly sunny.
12° 19°
Sunday

UV Index 12 (Extreme)
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