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1-2 ft E
@ 13 sec
12 kn NW
6 min ago
Incoming tide
L 6:19 AM (0.3m)
H 12:45 PM (1.5m)
L 6:56 PM (0.6m)
H 12:50 AM (1.4m)
6:09 AM 5:32 PM
21° 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
  • 24/08/2016 6:19 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    Overcast with an uneven mixed direction swell in the 2 up to 3ft range on the sets. The winds are out of the N early with strong NW winds forecast later this morning and low tide is early at 6.20am with low at 12.45pm. It should clean up more during the morning on the incoming tide and as the NW winds pick up with the protected corners at Sunshine, Yaroomba, Kawana and Kings the pick early.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: N 0-10 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Bumpy

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: NW 20-30 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Wind affected

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1 - 3ft ESE
@ 7 sec
10 kn NW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Sunshine Coast Waters Wind. Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning. Seas. 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell. North to northeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. East to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Deceptively powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing.

Coastal Weather
Rain at times.
26°
Now Rain at times.
Possible early shower.
11° 22°
Thursday Possible early shower.
Mostly sunny.
21°
Friday Mostly sunny.
Sunny.
21°
Saturday Sunny.

UV Index : 5 (Moderate)

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