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TODAY
1-2 ft ESE
@ 8 sec
4 kn SW
8 min ago
Incoming tide
L 1:32 AM (0.2m)
H 7:18 AM (1.6m)
L 1:23 PM (0.0m)
H 7:51 PM (2.0m)
6:05 AM 5:33 PM
20° 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
  • 28/08/2015 11:48 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    Light ESE winds with the swell very small and clean from the ESE in the 1 up to 2ft range on the sets. The winds are forecast to be light below 10 knots all day and the tide is low is at 12.30pm. Small ones in the S corners and E facing points on the incoming tide this arvo on the highest volume board you can lay your hands on.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.6m
    Wind: W 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.6m
    Wind: WSW 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1 - 2ft E
@ 10 sec
8 kn SW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Friday, August 28, 2015 05:00 EST
Winds: Variable about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 70% chance of showers.

Coastal Weather
Rain. Possible storm.
24°
Today
Morning shower or two.
12° 24°
Sunday
Sunny.
24°
Monday
Sunny.
25°
Tuesday

UV Index 7 (High)
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