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1-2 ft ESE
@ 8 sec
4 kn SW
11 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 6:32 AM (1.4m)
L 12:33 PM (0.2m)
H 7:00 PM (1.9m)
L 1:25 AM (0.3m)
6:03 AM 5:34 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
  • 30/08/2016 5:59 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    Just average conditions small early this morning with the ESE swell uneven in the 1 up to 2ft range. The winds are light SW first up and are trying to clean it up, but they're forecast to go onshore from the ENE later and high tide is early at 6.30am, then dropping to low at 12.30pm. Just small very average waves all along the coast early on high tide early before the onshore winds get up.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.7m
    Wind: SW 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Bumpy

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.7m
    Wind: ENE 10-20 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Wind affected

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1ft+ SSE
@ 7 sec
9 kn ENE
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Tuesday, August 30, 2016 05:00 EST Wind. East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas. Below 1 metre. Swell. Easterly below 1 metre. Partly cloudy. 20% chance of a shower south of Maroochydore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Coastal Weather
Partly cloudy.
15°
Now Partly cloudy.
Mostly cloudy.
14° 24°
Wednesday Mostly cloudy.
Partly cloudy.
13° 25°
Thursday Partly cloudy.
Possible late shower.
15° 25°
Friday Possible late shower.

UV Index : 5 (Moderate)

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