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2-3 ft ENE
@ 13 sec
11 kn SW
13 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 2:03 PM (1.5m)
L 8:29 PM (0.6m)
H 2:09 AM (1.2m)
L 8:29 AM (0.4m)
6:08 AM 5:32 PM
21° 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
  • 25/08/2016 6:13 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    Overcast with the swell from the ENE in the 2 up to 3ft range on the sets. Conditions are clean with the winds are out of the SSW early, they're forecast to go W, then SW later this morning and low tide is early at 7.20am with low at 2pm. There are waves all along the E facing beaches and they should improve on the incoming tide during the morning.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: SW 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.8m
    Wind: SW 10-20 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1 - 2ft ESE
@ 12 sec
9 kn SW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Thursday, August 25, 2016 05:00 EST Wind. Westerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the morning. Winds turning southwesterly during the morning and early afternoon. Seas. 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Swell. North to northeasterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Southeasterly around 1 metre. Cloudy. 50% chance of showers early this morning.

Coastal Weather
Possible morning shower.
20.6°
Now Possible morning shower.
Possible late shower.
21°
Friday Possible late shower.
Sunny.
21°
Saturday Sunny.
Partly cloudy.
23°
Sunday Partly cloudy.

UV Index : 5 (Moderate)

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