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TODAY
1-2 ft SE
@ 9 sec
11 kn WSW
7 min ago
Incoming tide
L 9:43 AM (0.4m)
H 4:32 PM (1.7m)
L 11:11 PM (0.5m)
H 4:47 AM (1.2m)
6:06 AM 5:33 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
  • 27/08/2016 6:05 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    Another clear, cool morning with the swell small from the SE in the 1 up to 2ft range and conditions are clean early with light SW winds. S winds are forecast later this morning and low tide is at 9.40am with low at 4.30pm. There are small waves all along the E facing beaches early and they should improve on the incoming tide during the morning before the S winds get up. Small ones on the E facing points and S corners later.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.8m
    Wind: SW 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.8m
    Wind: S 10-20 kts
    Best at: Protected coves and points
    Conditions: Semi-clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1ft+ ESE
@ 8 sec
9 kn SW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Saturday, August 27, 2016 05:00 EST Wind. Southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning southerly during the morning. Seas. 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell. Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. East to southeasterly around 1 metre. Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Coastal Weather
Sunny.
21.8°
Now Sunny.
Sunny.
23°
Sunday Sunny.
Sunny.
11° 24°
Monday Sunny.
Cloudy.
13° 24°
Tuesday Cloudy.

UV Index : 5 (Moderate)

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