Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Coffs HarbourHigh Wed 09:46 EDT (1.6m)
Low Wed 15:57 EDT (0.3m)
High Wed 21:54 EDT (1.4m)
Low Thu 03:53 EDT (0.2m)
Tides for Port MacquarieHigh Wed 10:13 EDT (1.3m)
Low Wed 16:24 EDT (0.2m)
High Wed 22:21 EDT (1.2m)
Low Thu 04:20 EDT (0.2m)
Tides for Nelson BayHigh Wed 09:55 EDT (1.6m)
Low Wed 16:08 EDT (0.3m)
High Wed 22:10 EDT (1.5m)
Low Thu 04:02 EDT (0.3m)
forecast windsWednesday: E locally 20 kts
Thursday: E/NE locally 20 kts
Friday: N 15/25 kts
Easterly 10/15 knots, locally reaching 20 knots. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Thursday: East to northeasterly 10/15 knots, locally reaching 20 knots in the morning and again in the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres. Swell: South to southeasterly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Friday: Northeasterly 15/20 knots tending northerly 15/25 knots during the morning. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres during the morning. Swell: Southeasterly below 1 metre.Issued Wed 04:10 EDT
Seas: Up to 1.5m
Swell: Up to 1.0m, SE
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Towns in Queensland's south-east have been hit by storms, but Brisbane has escaped much of the rainfall and the weather is no longer regarded as severe.
The start of spring has been unusually dry across most of New South Wales.
The Queensland Rural Fire Service says fires on parts of the state's coast will burn hotter and faster this season due to the ongoing dry.