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1-2 ft E
@ 8 sec
5 kn ESE
11 min ago
Incoming tide
L 12:32 AM (0.1m)
H 6:25 AM (1.2m)
L 12:11 PM (0.0m)
H 6:56 PM (1.7m)
6:06 AM 5:30 PM
20° Water
John Charlton

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: Nth Stradbroke - Point Lookout to Cabarita 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
  • 27/08/2015 12:01 PM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    Update. Heavily clouded in with light ESE winds and the swell is bumpy and close together from the E in the 1 up to 2ft range. Conditions are still oily and glassy with the winds forecast to go SSW with a light sea breeze late this afternoon and the tide was low at 12.30am, high is at 6pm. Small average quality ones on the points are the pick on the lower tide as they are stretching out the bump in the swell.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.8m
    Wind: WNW 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Lumpy

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.8m
    Wind: ESE 0-10 kts
    Best at: North-facing beaches
    Conditions: Lumpy

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1 - 2ft ENE
@ 9 sec
2 kn E
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Thursday, August 27, 2015 05:00 EST
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore early morning. Winds shifting south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.
Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 90% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm from late this morning.

Coastal Weather
Early rain then mostly sunny.
23°
Today
Rain developing.
12° 22°
Saturday
Possible rain.
11° 23°
Sunday
Partly cloudy.
10° 22°
Monday

UV Index 7 (High)
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