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TODAY
2-3 ft E
@ 7 sec
1 kn SW
11 min ago
Incoming tide
L 1:57 AM (0.2m)
H 7:42 AM (1.2m)
L 1:25 PM (0.1m)
H 8:18 PM (1.8m)
6:38 AM 5:02 PM
21° 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
  • 1/07/2015 2:12 PM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    Afternoon Update. A few storms about and a light NE sea breeze at the moment as the run of small E swell continues with it in the 2 up to 3ft range. The winds are forecast to be light SSE later with the tide was low at just before 2pm. Small fun ones on the points on the incoming tide this arvo with the winds changing with the squalls.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: SW 0-10 kts
    Best at: North-facing beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: SSE 0-10 kts
    Best at: Protected coves and points
    Conditions: Clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1 - 2ft SSE
@ 8 sec
13 kn SSW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Wednesday, July 1, 2015 5:00 AM EST
Winds: South to southeasterly about 10 knots.
Seas: Below 1 metre.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Weather: Partly cloudy. 30% chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm offshore this morning.

Coastal Weather
Sunny.
22°
Today
Partly cloudy.
10° 19°
Friday
Partly cloudy.
10° 20°
Saturday
Mostly sunny.
11° 21°
Sunday

UV Index 12 (Extreme)
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