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TODAY
1 ft ENE
@ 5 sec
8 kn N
10 min ago
Incoming tide
L 6:24 PM (0.3m)
H 12:51 AM (1.1m)
L 6:27 AM (0.5m)
H 12:38 PM (1.2m)
5:07 AM 6:46 PM
23° 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
  • 18/01/2017 10:25 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    Updfate. The N winds have really pick up now with small ones at the Spit and the back beaches on the Tweed Coast the only clean options to cool off. Early Report. There's not much doing this morning with the swell small out of the ESE, only in the 1ft range with the occasional bigger one. The winds are fresh NNW early and are forecast to get stronger later and low tide is early at 5.45am with high at 12.10pm. The S end of the coast id wind affected early, try the far N end beaches from Broadbeach to the Spit and the back beaches on the Tweed Coast on the incoming tide for a few very small ones.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.4m
    Wind: NNW 0-10 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.5m
    Wind: NNW 10-20 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Semi-clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1ft ESE
@ 6 sec
15 kn NNW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Wednesday, January 18, 2017 05:00 EST Forecast
Winds: North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Forecast
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres. Forecast
Swell: East to southeasterly below 1 metre. Forecast Weather: Mostly sunny.

Coastal Weather
Clear.
26.7°
Now Clear.
Late shower or two.
24° 30°
Thursday Late shower or two.
Shower or two. Possible storm.
23° 31°
Friday Shower or two. Possible storm.
Shower or two. Possible storm.
25° 33°
Saturday Shower or two. Possible storm.

UV Index : 5 (Moderate)

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