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TODAY
1 ft ESE
@ 7 sec
7 kn ENE
11 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 7:16 AM (1.6m)
L 1:15 PM (0.3m)
H 7:37 PM (2.0m)
L 1:57 AM (0.3m)
6:02 AM 5:35 PM
20° Water
John Charlton

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: Palm Cove to Bulcock 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
  • 31/08/2016 5:51 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Poor

    Very average conditions early this morning with the ESE swell uneven in the 1ft range with some odd bigger ones. Light W winds early that trying to clean it up, but they're forecast to go NNE later and the tide is high at 7.15am with low at 1.15pm. Once again just some small very average waves all along the coast early on high tide early before the NNE winds get up. Try Kawana Pocket and Kings later.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.5m
    Wind: W 0-10 kts
    Best at: Open beaches
    Conditions: Bumpy

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.7m
    Wind: NNE 10-20 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Wind affected

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

1 - 2ft ENE
@ 6 sec
10 kn NE
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Forecast for Wednesday, August 31, 2016 05:00 EST Wind. North to northeasterly about 10 knots. Seas. Below 1 metre. Swell. Easterly around 1 metre. Cloudy. 20% chance of a shower offshore, near zero chance elsewhere.

Coastal Weather
Partly cloudy.
°
Now Partly cloudy.
Partly cloudy.
13° 25°
Thursday Partly cloudy.
Shower or two.
15° 25°
Friday Shower or two.
Rain clearing.
17° 25°
Saturday Rain clearing.

UV Index : 5 (Moderate)

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