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TODAY
2-3 ft SW
@ 13 sec
5 kn NNW
14 min ago
Incoming tide
L 4:42 AM (0.5m)
H 1:02 PM (1.4m)
L 8:53 PM (0.5m)
H 12:52 AM (0.8m)
7:13 AM 5:31 PM
16° Water
Peter Mariner

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Region: Chiton Rocks

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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 Peter Mariner
  • 30/07/2015 6:15 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    Strong offshore NW winds are blowing out the South Coast this morning, with gusts over 30 knots along exposed stretches. Swell is a bit too Westerly despite being bigger, with 2' waves along the Middleton - Goolwa stretch, and probably a bit bigger around at Waits and Parson's. The forecast predicts NW winds will remain in the 30knot range all morning, then shift Westerly after lunch and ease a bit by evening. A late SW change will turn winds onshore tonight, but it'll be blown out all day.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: N 30+ kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Windblown

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1.4m
    Wind: W 10-20 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Windblown

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

4 - 5ft SSW
@ 13 sec
5 kn NNW
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook

Wind: Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots, becoming northwest to westerly 20 to 30 knots early afternoon. Winds shifting south to southwesterly 20 to 30 knots mid to late afternoon, easing to 20 to 25 knots by evening, 15 to 20 knots during the evening and to southerly 10 to 15 knots late evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres later in the evening.
Swell: Southwesterly 2 to 3 metres. Weather: Cloudy. 80% chance of showers during the morning and afternoon.

Coastal Weather
Possible late rain.
15°
Today
Rain at times.
14°
Saturday
Possible shower.
14°
Sunday
Possible morning shower.
13°
Monday
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