South West Rocks Surf Cam & Surf Report

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TODAY
3 ft ENE
@ 10 sec
4 kn NE
7 min ago
Incoming tide
L 2:46 PM (0.5m)
H 9:11 PM (1.8m)
6:20 AM 5:09 PM
21° Water
Peter Hudson

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: South West Rocks to Forster - Tuncurry

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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 Peter Hudson
  • 5/05/2015 6:52 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Poor

    Clean conditions on most beaches with a W-NW wind early. The dawn patrol surfer will have the better waves and conditions. Swell is ENE with the southern corners attracting most of the wave action. Wind will swing NE late morning leaving the northern corners with the cleaner conditions for the afternoon. Sandbanks have been re-arranged with the last 2 big swells but you could be in for a few surprises. 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: 1m
    Wind: W 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

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

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

2 - 3ft+ E
@ 10 sec
8 kn NW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

A cold front and strong west to southwesterly change will cross southern waters this afternoon and reach central parts this evening. The front is expected to weaken somewhat as it crosses northern waters Wednesday morning. Beyond this a deep low pressure system is expected to move slowly south of Tasmania while a high pressure ridge develops across northern NSW.
Winds: Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: Below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.
Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Weather: Mostly sunny.

Coastal Weather
Clear.
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Today
Sunny.
15° 24°
Wednesday
Sunny.
11° 22°
Thursday
Sunny.
21°
Friday
Sunny.
10° 23°
Saturday
Sunny.
11° 24°
Sunday
Sunny.
12° 24°
Monday
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