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3-4 ft E
@ 7 sec
8 kn NW
8 min ago
Incoming tide
L 7:04 PM (0.4m)
H 1:09 AM (1.2m)
L 7:22 AM (0.2m)
H 2:11 PM (1.4m)
6:08 AM 5:29 PM
21° Water
John Charlton

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: Nth Stradbroke - Point Lookout to Cabarita Beach

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by John Charlton
  • 24/08/2016 11:34 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    Further Update. Swell now 3-4ft and straight and clean E. Points are the pick with S end beachies also. Update. Conditions have cleaned up a lot and the swell has picked up a bit more also. The points are looking good. Early Report. Raining with a mixed direction swell that is uneven and in the 2 up to 3ft range on the sets. The winds are light SW early, trying to clean it up, they're forecast to go SW to SE, then strong WNW later and low tide is early at 6.15am with high at 12.50pm. It should clean up more and improve on the incoming tide this morning with the points the pick early on the low tide.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: SW 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Bumpy

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: WNW 10-20 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1 - 3ft ESE
@ 13 sec
9 kn NW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Gold Coast Waters Wind. Northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending southeast to southwesterly early in the morning then tending west to northwesterly in the middle of the day. Reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Point Lookout during the morning. Seas. 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres later in the evening. Swell. Northeasterly around 1 to 1.5 metres. East to southeasterly below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Cloudy. 95% 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
Light rain at times.
16.5°
Now Light rain at times.
Mostly sunny.
11° 22°
Thursday Mostly sunny.
Possible shower.
20°
Friday Possible shower.
Possible shower.
20°
Saturday Possible shower.

UV Index : 5 (Moderate)

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