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Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Coffs Harbour

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forecast winds

Thursday: SW 30 kts
Friday: S 35 kts
Saturday: SW 15/20 kts
Sunday: S 15/20 kts

forecast

Thursday: Southwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots north of Crowdy Head. Seas: 2.5/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 2.5/3 metres. Friday: Southwesterly 25/30 knots turning southerly 20/30 knots early in the morning. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore during the morning. Seas: 2/4 metres, decreasing below 3 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1.5/2 metres by early evening. Outlook Saturday: Southwesterly 15/20 knots turning southerly 10/15 knots during the morning and early afternoon. Seas: 1.5/2 metres, decreasing to 1/1.5 metres during the morning. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 15/20 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. Seas: 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore south of Port Macquarie.

Issued Thu 22:00 EST

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

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