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2 ft NE
@ 7 sec
0 kn N
13 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 7:43 PM (1.7m)
L 1:57 AM (0.2m)
H 8:08 AM (1.6m)
L 2:11 PM (0.3m)
5:28 AM 5:47 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
  • 30/09/2016 5:41 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    The swell is out of the NE this morning in the 2ft range with some bigger sets and the winds are out of the NW early. They're forecast to go W later and high tide is at 7.35am with low at 1.35pm. Conditions should improve during the morning as the winds freshen out of the W, but go early along the open beaches on the dropping tide as the strong W winds will start to flatten the swell later in the day.

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  • Today's Outlook

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

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.8m
    Wind: W 10-20 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1ft ENE
@ 6 sec
4 kn SW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Friday, September 30, 2016 05:00 EST Forecast for Friday, September 30, 2016 05:00 EST Forecast
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore early in the morning. Lighter winds inshore early. Winds tending southwest to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots from the west during the morning. Forecast
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. Forecast
Swell: Below 0.5 metres, tending northerly 1 to 2 metres during the morning, then tending north to northeasterly around 1 metre around midday. Forecast Weather: 80% chance of showers this morning. The chance of a thunderstorm this morning. Sunny afternoon.

Coastal Weather
Wind easing. Clear.
13.1°
Now Wind easing. Clear.
Sunny.
11° 27°
Saturday Sunny.
Sunny.
12° 27°
Sunday Sunny.
Rain at times.
17° 27°
Monday Rain at times.

UV Index : 5 (Moderate)

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