Rainbow Beach Surf Cam & Surf Report
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H 7:08 PM (1.9m)
L 1:25 AM (0.3m)
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L 1:36 PM (0.4m)
Regional Surf Report
Surf Report Info
Region: Palm Cove to Bulcock Beach
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
29/09/2016 5:48 AM | Report
Today's rating - Poor
The run of very average waves continues with the swell going around to the ENE and barely up to 1ft max. The winds are out of the NW early, forecast to go strong N later in the day and high tide is at 7am with low at 1pm. It's only ripple riding again this morning with some tiny ones all along the open beaches on a very high volume board before the strong N winds get up.
Wind: NW 0-10 kts
Best at: Open beaches
Wind: N 20-30 kts
Best at: South-facing beaches
Conditions: Wind affected
Tomorrow's Surf Forecast
Forecast for Thursday, September 29, 2016 05:00 EST
Winds: Northerly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots early morning and to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Winds tending north to northwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the late evening. Forecast
Seas: 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday. Forecast
Swell: Southerly 1 to 1.5 metres offshore, decreasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Forecast Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening.
Now Shower or two. Possible storm.
Friday Early shower or two.
UV Index : 5 (Moderate)
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