Shoal Bay Surf Cam & Surf Report

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TODAY
3 ft ENE
@ 7 sec
2 kn NE
16 min ago
Incoming tide
L 1:22 PM (0.5m)
H 7:46 PM (1.8m)
L 2:13 AM (0.3m)
H 8:21 AM (1.5m)
6:10 AM 5:34 PM
16° Water
Daniel  Mason

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: Shoal Bay to Swansea

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 Daniel Mason
  • 31/08/2016 6:11 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    ENE swell 3ft @ 14 seconds. N winds 4 knots. Semi clean with peaks along most locations but it looks hard to find a decent bank that will give you an opportunity for a decent ride. Hopefully lower tide exposes some banks. If not a drive up the coast would be worth it. Winds and swell will increase from the North as the day goes on.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: N 0-10 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Semi-clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1.5m
    Wind: N 20-30 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Wind affected

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1 - 2ft S
@ 12 sec
5 kn WNW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Wednesday 31 August until midnight Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Hunter Coast
Winds: Northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the morning and early afternoon, tending northwesterly in the evening.
Seas: 1.5 to 2.5 metres. 1st
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres. 2nd
Swell: Northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres. Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of rain during this afternoon and evening.

Coastal Weather
Possible rain. Windy.
19.2°
Now Possible rain. Windy.
Late shower or two.
13° 22°
Thursday Late shower or two.
Rain.
15° 20°
Friday Rain.
Rain easing. Windy.
16° 21°
Saturday Rain easing. Windy.

UV Index : 4 (Moderate)

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