Shoal Bay Surf Cam & Surf Report

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TODAY
4 ft S
@ 10 sec
8 kn WNW
9 min ago
Incoming tide
L 1:38 AM (0.2m)
H 7:44 AM (1.6m)
L 1:29 PM (0.3m)
H 7:55 PM (2.0m)
6:15 AM 5:31 PM
17° Water
Daniel  Mason

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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
  • 28/08/2015 6:13 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    S swell 4ft+ @ 12 seconds. NW winds 14 knots. Swell has backed of a little but has swung to the S causing for lots of closeouts, right hand points and high tide reefs will be the pick early. Swell should increase again into the afternoon but so will SW winds.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1.5m
    Wind: NW 10-20 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 2m
    Wind: SW 10-20 kts
    Best at: Protected beaches
    Conditions: Wind affected

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

4 - 5ft SSE
@ 12 sec
20 kn W
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Friday 28 August until midnight Strong Wind Warning for Friday for Hunter Coast
Winds: Westerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Norah Head in the morning. Winds turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning or early afternoon.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening.
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres, tending southwesterly 1 to 1.5 metres around midday, then tending southerly 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Becoming cloudy. 70% chance of showers offshore south of Port Stephens, 40% chance elsewhere.

Coastal Weather
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19°
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Partly cloudy.
18°
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Partly cloudy.
10° 19°
Monday
Sunny.
20°
Tuesday

UV Index 5 (Moderate)
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