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TODAY
1-2 ft SE
@ 7 sec
18 kn SE
9 min ago
Incoming tide
L 3:01 PM (0.2m)
H 8:50 PM (1.6m)
L 2:51 AM (0.1m)
H 9:20 AM (2.1m)
5:27 AM 6:36 PM
25° Water
John Charlton

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: Palm Cove to Bulcock Beach

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 John Charlton
  • 9/02/2016 5:21 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    Fresh S winds early with the swell is from the SE in the 2ft range and it's smaller in the S corners. Strong SSE winds forecast later and high tide is at 8.40 am with low at 3pm. Once again the open beaches are a bit messy and uninviting early with the S protected stretches the pick early on the incoming tide. Later try the E facing points and S corners when the SSE winds get up.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.7m
    Wind: S 0-10 kts
    Best at: North-facing beaches
    Conditions: Semi-clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.7m
    Wind: SSE 20-30 kts
    Best at: Protected coves and points
    Conditions: Semi-clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

2 - 3ft+ SSE
@ 8 sec
18 kn SSE
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Sunshine Coast Waters
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 50% chance of showers.

Coastal Weather
Partly cloudy.
26.3°
Now Partly cloudy.
Shower or two.
21° 30°
Wednesday Shower or two.
Shower or two.
20° 29°
Thursday Shower or two.
Possible shower.
20° 29°
Friday Possible shower.

UV Index : 13 (Extreme)

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