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4 ft SW
@ 7 sec
18 kn WNW
8 min ago
Outgoing tide
H 3:15 PM (1.3m)
L 10:41 PM (0.7m)
H 3:27 AM (0.9m)
L 7:30 AM (0.6m)
7:17 AM 5:27 PM
14° 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
  • 24/07/2016 6:03 AM | Report

    Today's rating - Excellent

    There's a small window on the South Coast this morning with offshore North winds around 10 knots and clean conditions- but it won't last. Surf around is 4 - 5' along the Middleton - Goolwa stretch, with 2 - 3' waves around at Chiton / Gap. Strong NW winds are on the way, possibly near gale force as an approaching cold front sweeps the coast. The change may arrive anytime from mid morning onward, and exposed spots looks like getting destroyed by 30 - 40 knot West winds. Once the Sou-wester kicks in sheltered spots might be worth look throughout the afternoon.

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  • Today's Outlook

    Morning
    Swell: 1.4m
    Wind: N 10-20 kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Clean

    Afternoon
    Swell: 1.6m
    Wind: WSW 30+ kts
    Best at: South-facing beaches
    Conditions: Stormy

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Tomorrow's Surf Forecast

2 - 4ft SW
@ 14 sec
14 kn W
@ 12 AM
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Marine Outlook


Winds: Northwesterly 20 to 30 knots turning west to southwesterly 25 to 35 knots during the day, reaching 35 to 40 knots south and west of Kangaroo Island, then easing to 25 to 30 knots during the evening.
Seas: 2.5 to 4 metres.
Swell: Southwesterly 3 to 4 metres, increasing to 4 to 6 metres during the afternoon. Weather: Cloudy. 95% chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm during the morning and afternoon. Possible small hail during the morning and afternoon.

Coastal Weather
Shower or two. Windy.
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Now Shower or two. Windy.
Showers. Windy.
14°
Monday Showers. Windy.
Shower or two.
14°
Tuesday Shower or two.
Possible shower.
15°
Wednesday Possible shower.

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