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Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Coffs Harbour

Low Wed 21:28 EST (0.5m)
High Thu 03:08 EST (1.1m)
Low Thu 08:57 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 16:03 EST (1.5m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

Low Wed 21:55 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 03:35 EST (0.9m)
Low Thu 09:24 EST (0.3m)
High Thu 16:30 EST (1.3m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

Low Wed 21:29 EST (0.4m)
High Thu 03:25 EST (1.2m)
Low Thu 09:07 EST (0.5m)
High Thu 15:52 EST (1.6m)

forecast winds

Wednesday: SW 30/40 kts
Thursday: SW 30/40 kts
Friday: SW 25/30 kts
Saturday: S 15/20 kts


Wednesday: Southwesterly 30/40 knots. Seas: 4/5 metres. Swell: Southerly 5 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Thursday: Southwesterly 30/40 knots decreasing to 25/30 knots in the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 4/5 metres. Caution: Large and powerful surf conditions are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as crossing bars by boat and rock fishing. Outlook Friday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots turning southerly 20/25 knots in the morning. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 4 metres, tending southeasterly 2.5/3 metres during the morning. Weather: The chance of thunderstorms offshore south of Port Macquarie, extending throughout from the early morning. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 15/20 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly 2/2.5 metres. Weather: The chance of isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

Issued Wed 16:05 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 5.0m, S

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