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TODAY
0-1 ft ESE
@ 5 sec
3 kn WSW
14 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 2:22 AM (1.4m)
L 8:53 AM (0.3m)
H 3:37 PM (1.6m)
L 9:55 PM (0.6m)
6:29 AM 5:19 PM
20° Water
John Charlton

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: Palm Cove to Bulcock Beach

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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 John Charlton
  • 28/07/2016 6:09 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Poor

    A Winter flat spell is still with us this morning with the swell only in the 1ft range. Conditions are clean early with light WSW winds and are forecast to go S later and low tide is just before 9am with high at 3.40pm. Just tiny ones all along the coast this morning on a high volume board. Ripple riding only.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.4m
    Wind: WSW 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.4m
    Wind: SE 10-20 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1ft SSE
@ 8 sec
8 kn S
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Thursday, July 28, 2016 05:00 EST Southerly 15 to 20 knots turning southeasterly below 10 knots in the evening. 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore north of Maroochydore during this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere.

Coastal Weather
Sunny.
4.9°
Now Sunny.
Partly cloudy.
23°
Friday Partly cloudy.
Sunny.
24°
Saturday Sunny.
Mostly sunny.
24°
Sunday Mostly sunny.

UV Index : 5 (Moderate)

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