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TODAY
3-4 ft E
@ 9 sec
7 kn SSW
12 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 7:58 AM (1.6m)
L 2:01 PM (0.3m)
6:13 AM 5:16 PM
22° 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
  • 4/05/2015 5:58 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    Some very nice waves about again with an E swell that has dropped more and it's clean and still has plenty of push behind it in the 3-4ft range on the open beaches. The winds are light W early and are forecast to go SSW, then ESE later and high tide is at 8am with low at 2pm. There is still a lot of water moving around. There are waves all along the coast for the experienced, with the high tide reefs the pick early. Points later as the tide drops. For LIVE Surf Cams Ad Free on any device upgrade to Coastalwatch PLUS today. Just $0.99 for the first 8 weeks.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1.2m
    Wind: W 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1.2m
    Wind: ESE 0-10 kts
    Best at: Protected coves and points
    Conditions: Semi-clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

3 - 4ft+ E
@ 9 sec
4 kn SW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Monday, May 4, 2015 5:00 AM EST
Winds: South to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming east to southeasterly in the afternoon.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Weather: Mostly sunny. 20% chance of a shower.

Coastal Weather
Mostly sunny.
16° 27°
Today
Partly cloudy.
16° 28°
Tuesday
Mostly sunny.
16° 28°
Wednesday
Possible shower.
15° 26°
Thursday
Partly cloudy.
15° 26°
Friday
Mostly sunny.
13° 26°
Saturday
Sunny.
13° 26°
Sunday

UV Index 12 (Extreme)
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