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TODAY
2 ft ESE
@ 12 sec
7 kn WSW
9 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 3:24 PM (1.6m)
L 10:00 PM (0.6m)
H 3:34 AM (1.2m)
L 9:43 AM (0.4m)
6:07 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
  • 26/08/2016 6:08 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    A clear, cool morning with the swell from the ESE in the 1 to 2ft range and conditions are clean early with light offshore W winds. They're forecast to go SW, with the chance of a sea breeze late this morning and low tide is at 8.30am with low at 3.25pm. There are small fun waves all along the E facing beaches early and they should improve on the incoming tide during the morning before the sea breeze gets up.

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  • Today's Outlook

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

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.8m
    Wind: E 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Semi-clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

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

Forecast for Friday, August 26, 2016 05:00 EST Wind. Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Maroochydore in the late evening. Seas. Around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Swell. Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. Mostly sunny. 50% chance of showers offshore south of Maroochydore, 30% chance elsewhere.

Coastal Weather
Mostly clear.
9.4°
Now Mostly clear.
Sunny.
22°
Saturday Sunny.
Sunny.
23°
Sunday Sunny.
Sunny.
11° 24°
Monday Sunny.

UV Index : 5 (Moderate)

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