Macquarie Coast Marine Weather Overview
Tides for Coffs Harbour
Tides for Port Macquarie
Tides for Nelson Bay
forecast windsTuesday: N 20/25 kts
Wednesday: W/SW 35 kts
Thursday: SW 20/30 kts
Friday: S/SW 20/30 kts
Tuesday: Northerly 20/25 knots. Seas: 1.5/2 metres. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres. Wednesday: North to northwesterly 15/25 knots turning west to southwesterly 20/30 knots in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 35 knots offshore in the evening. Seas: 1/2 metres, increasing to 2/3 metres by early evening. Swell: Easterly 1.5 metres, tending northeasterly 1/1.5 metres during the afternoon, then decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Outlook Thursday: Southwesterly 20/30 knots. Seas: 2/3 metres. Swell: Southerly 2/3 metres, increasing to 3/4 metres later in the evening. Outlook Friday: South to southwesterly 20/30 knots decreasing to 15/20 knots during the evening. Seas: 2/3 metres, decreasing to 1.5/2 metres during the evening. 1st. Swell: Southerly 3/4 metres, decreasing to 2/3 metres during the morning. 2nd. Swell: Easterly 1/2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning.Issued Tue 16:05 EST
Seas: Up to 3.0m
Swell: Up to 1.5m, NE
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Gale Warning for the Macquarie Coast, Hunter Coast, Sydney Coast, Illawarra Coast, Batemans Coast. Strong Wind Warning elsewhere
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Night-time temperatures will drop well below average in the Capital from Wednesday.
Warmer-than-normal oceans have contributed to a late end to a big wet season across the southern hemisphere.
Marine scientists have upped the ante in their fight to save the Great Barrier Reef from the devastating effects of coral bleaching.