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TODAY
1-2 ft SW
@ 5 sec
17 kn WNW
5 min ago
Incoming tide
L 9:27 AM (0.4m)
H 12:37 AM (1.0m)
L 8:59 AM (0.4m)
H 2:22 PM (0.6m)
6:55 AM 8:02 PM
17° Water
Peter Mariner

Regional Surf Report

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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
  • 22/02/2017 6:31 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Pretty Good

    Winds are offshore on South Coast this morning, and conditions are clean with Northerlies around 10 - 15 knots. Swell has continued to wind back, with surf around 1' at Middleton, with a few bigger down through Day St. to Goolwa. Waits and Parson's are your best bet for a shortboard wave today at around 1 - 2' and clean. It will probably get blown out by strong NW winds soon anyway, with gusts possibly over 30 knots. A W-SW change will turn winds cross-onshore at some stage after lunch, bringing choppy surf. The forecast predicts this won't happen until late arvo / evening.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 0.5m
    Wind: N 10-20 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1m
    Wind: WSW 20-30 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Wind affected

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

2 - 3ft SSW
@ 11 sec
11 kn W
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook


Winds: Northeast to northwesterly 20 to 30 knots tending northwest to westerly 25 to 33 knots from the west during the morning, reaching 30 to 35 knots south and west of Kangaroo Island until late afternoon. Winds easing to west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots from mid-evening, and further to 15 to 20 knots late evening.
Seas: 2 to 3 metres, decreasing below 2 metres late evening.
Swell: Southwesterly around 1 metre, tending westerly 2 to 4 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Partly cloudy. 40% chance of showers.

Coastal Weather
Windy. Mostly sunny.
25.9°
Now Windy. Mostly sunny.
Partly cloudy.
15° 22°
Thursday Partly cloudy.
Cloudy.
14° 21°
Friday Cloudy.
Partly cloudy.
14° 22°
Saturday Partly cloudy.

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