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TODAY
1 ft SSE
@ 6 sec
24 kn SE
14 min ago
Incoming tide
L 11:08 AM (0.5m)
H 5:53 PM (1.9m)
L 12:23 AM (0.7m)
H 5:51 AM (1.5m)
6:30 AM 5:19 PM
20° Water
John Charlton

Regional Surf Report

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Surf Report Info

Region: Palm Cove to Bulcock 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
  • 28/07/2015 6:15 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Poor

    There's not a lot of action in the ocean this morning with fresh SSW winds and it's very small with only 1ft of clean SSE swell. The winds are forecast to go SSE later and the tide is dropping to a low at 11.15am, high tide is at 6pm. Once again it is just very small ones all along the S protected beaches, it is ripple riding only on the highest volume board, go before the winds go around to the SSE.

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  • Today's Outlook

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

    Afternoon
    Swell: 0.4m
    Wind: SSE 10-20 kts
    Best at: Protected coves and points
    Conditions: Clean

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

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

Forecast for Tuesday, July 28, 2015 5:00 AM EST
Winds: South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore.
Swell: Southerly around 1 metre offshore, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.
Swell: Easterly around 1 metre.

Coastal Weather
Partly cloudy.
21°
Today
Possible shower.
21°
Wednesday
Partly cloudy.
10° 22°
Thursday
Mostly sunny.
24°
Friday

UV Index 13 (Extreme)
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