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2 ft SE
@ 7 sec
23 kn SSE
11 min ago
Incoming tide
L 3:08 PM (0.0m)
H 9:05 PM (1.4m)
L 2:51 AM (0.0m)
H 9:31 AM (1.8m)
5:24 AM 6:36 PM
25° 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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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
  • 9/02/2016 10:04 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    Update. Strong S winds now and a dropping tide and the swell has picked up atouch this morning. D'bah is still the pick with small ones on the Coolangatta points. Early Report. It's smaller this morning with S winds early that are trying to clean up the SE swell that is a bit uneven in the 3ft range on the Tweed Coast, 2ft on the Gold Coast. Strong S winds are forecast again later and the tide is coming in to a high at 8.40am with low at 3pm. Once again D'bah is the pick early as it has that extra bit of size and it is a bit uneven with some very small ones on the points early before the tide gets too high. Later in the morning when the tide drops the points will be the pick on the highest volume board you've got.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.6m
    Wind: S 0-10 kts
    Best at: North-facing beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.7m
    Wind: S 20-30 kts
    Best at: Protected coves and points
    Conditions: Clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

2 - 4ft SE
@ 8 sec
20 kn SSE
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Tuesday, February 9, 2016 05:00 EST Forecast for Tuesday, February 9, 2016 05:00 EST Strong Wind Warning for Tuesday for Gold Coast Waters
Winds: Southerly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres.
Swell: Easterly below 1 metre. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Coastal Weather
Partly cloudy.
26.1°
Now Partly cloudy.
Shower or two.
21° 30°
Wednesday Shower or two.
Shower or two.
21° 28°
Thursday Shower or two.
Possible shower.
21° 29°
Friday Possible shower.

UV Index : 13 (Extreme)

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