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Tides for Coffs Harbour

Low Sat 02:47 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 08:32 EST (1.4m)
Low Sat 14:26 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 21:04 EST (2.0m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

High Fri 20:46 EST (1.6m)
Low Sat 03:14 EST (0.1m)
High Sat 08:59 EST (1.2m)
Low Sat 14:53 EST (0.1m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

Low Sat 02:48 EST (0.0m)
High Sat 08:54 EST (1.5m)
Low Sat 14:33 EST (0.2m)
High Sat 21:02 EST (2.0m)

forecast winds

Friday: S/SW 10 kts
Saturday: N 15/20 kts
Sunday: N 15/20 kts
Monday: S/SW 15/25 kts


Friday: South to southwesterly about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southwesterly below 1 metre. Saturday: Northerly about 10 knots increasing to 15/20 knots early in the morning then tending northwesterly 10/15 knots in the late evening. Seas: 1/2 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Sunday: Northwesterly 10/15 knots tending northerly 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Outlook Monday: North to northwesterly 15/20 knots shifting south to southwesterly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre. Swell: Northeasterly around 1 metre.

Issued Fri 16:05 EST

Seas: Up to 2.0m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, S

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