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TODAY
2 ft ENE
@ 6 sec
14 kn W
15 min ago
Incoming tide
L 5:24 PM (0.2m)
H 11:32 PM (1.3m)
L 5:41 AM (0.1m)
H 12:20 PM (1.4m)
5:59 AM 5:33 PM
20° Water
John Charlton

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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
  • 3/09/2015 1:03 PM | Report

    Today's rating - Average

    Update. The winds are stronger from the WNW and the storm has cleared out to sea.The swell from the ENE in the 2ft range with bigger sets. The winds are forecast to go strong W and the tide was high at 11.30am, low is at 5.40pm. Try the N end beachies and the back beaches on the Tweed Coast now and let's hope the wind does swing to the W later.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.8m
    Wind: NNW 10-20 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Stormy

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.8m
    Wind: W 20-30 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Clean

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2ft ENE
@ 4 sec
12 kn WSW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Strong Wind Warning for Thursday for Gold Coast Waters
Winds: West to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening. Winds tending west to southwesterly during the afternoon and evening.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres offshore.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre. Weather: Cloudy. 60% chance of squally showers. The chance of a gusty thunderstorm in the afternoon.

Coastal Weather
Clear.
°
Today
Possible late shower.
11° 23°
Friday
Possible shower.
12° 22°
Saturday
Shower or two.
11° 22°
Sunday

UV Index 7 (High)
COOLANGATTA Wind Speed & Direction
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