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Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview

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Tides for Coffs Harbour

High Thu 23:52 EST (1.4m)
Low Fri 06:04 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 12:40 EST (1.6m)
Low Fri 19:00 EST (0.4m)

Tides for Port Macquarie

High Fri 00:19 EST (1.2m)
Low Fri 06:31 EST (0.2m)
High Fri 13:07 EST (1.3m)
Low Fri 19:27 EST (0.3m)

Tides for Nelson Bay

High Fri 00:12 EST (1.5m)
Low Fri 06:17 EST (0.3m)
High Fri 12:46 EST (1.7m)
Low Fri 19:14 EST (0.4m)

forecast winds

Thursday: W/SW 35 kts
Friday: S/SW 35 kts
Saturday: S 10/15 kts
Sunday: S 10/15 kts


Thursday: West to southwesterly 20/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore south of Crowdy Head tonight. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/4 metres offshore. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 2 metres offshore tonight. Friday: South to southwesterly 25/30 knots, reaching up to 35 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds decreasing to southerly 15/25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas: 2.5/4 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing to 1/1.5 metres by early evening. Swell: Southerly 2 metres, tending southeasterly 2 metres around midday. Swell: East to northeasterly around 1 metre. Outlook Saturday: Southerly 10/15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: South to southeasterly 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Outlook Sunday: Southerly 10/15 knots turning east to southeasterly during the afternoon. Seas: Around 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres offshore.

Issued Thu 16:05 EST

Seas: Up to 4.0m
Swell: Up to 2.0m, SE

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Weather News

Shoalhaven Council flood damage bill hits $1 million

16:41 EST

The damage caused by last week's flood is becoming clearer across the Shoalhaven, as the clean up continues.

A gusty day for SA

15:31 EST

Yesterday, much of South Australia was being battered by a low pressure system, sending gusty showers onshore.

Thundery start for NSW and southern QLD

11:58 EST

A band of thunderstorms swept across NSW and QLD late last night and into this morning, bringing a thundery alarm.