South West Rocks Surf Cam & Surf Report

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TODAY
5-6 ft NE
@ 9 sec
8 kn S
14 min ago
Incoming tide
L 2:11 PM (0.5m)
H 8:35 PM (1.8m)
6:20 AM 5:10 PM
21° Water
Peter Hudson

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: South West Rocks to Forster - Tuncurry

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 Peter Hudson
  • 4/05/2015 6:50 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Poor

    Conditions are still a little messy but will improve during the day. Swell is NE and packing some power. Wind is SW to S. Southern corners have the better conditions for a surf with those classic point breaks north of Port being the pick. Main breaks around town are pretty muddy with all flood water coming out of the river. For surf lessons and board hire contact Port Macquarie Surf School on 6584 7733 ...For LIVE Surf Cams Ad Free on any device upgrade to Coastalwatch PLUS today. Just $0.99 for the first 8 weeks.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1.5m
    Wind: SW 10-20 kts
    Best at: North-facing beaches
    Conditions: Semi-clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1.5m
    Wind: S 10-20 kts
    Best at: North-facing beaches
    Conditions: Semi-clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

3 - 4ft ENE
@ 9 sec
8 kn SW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

A trough of low pressure is off the coast of New South Wales with a weak low centre in the north. A high over South Australia is expected to move over the state by Monday. These systems are expected to move further eastward during Monday. Several cold fronts are then expected to cross the south of the state during Tuesday and Wednesday, with gusty winds possible in the south.
Winds: South to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre by early evening.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Weather: Partly cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Coastal Weather
Shower or two.
° 24°
Today
Early fog then sunny.
14° 27°
Tuesday
Sunny.
14° 23°
Wednesday
Sunny.
11° 23°
Thursday
Sunny.
10° 22°
Friday
Sunny.
10° 23°
Saturday
Sunny.
11° 24°
Sunday
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